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The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Aging and Old Age Quotes
I cannot forgive my friends for dying: I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Death and Dying Quotes
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Enjoyment and Pleasure Quotes
We need new friends. Some of us are cannibals who have eaten their old friends up; others must have ever-renewed audiences before whom to re-enact an ideal version of their lives.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Friends and Friendship Quotes
Don't tell your friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Friends and Friendship Quotes
Married women are kept women, and they are beginning to find it out.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Marriage Quotes
An improper mind is a perpetual feast.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Morality and Ethics Quotes
Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Morality and Ethics Quotes
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world will let them.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Politeness and Manners Quotes
How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Prejudice and Bigotry Quotes
Self-respecting people do not care to peep at their reflections in unexpected mirrors, or to see themselves as others see them.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Self and Self-Knowledge Quotes
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Sorrow Quotes
How can they say my life isn't a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Success Quotes
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Wealth Quotes
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Wealth Quotes
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Work Quotes
What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Writers and Writing Quotes
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Writers and Writing Quotes
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he's only trying on one face after another till he finds his own.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Youth Quotes
The test of enjoyment is the remembrance which it leaves behind.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Happiness Quotes
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Happiness Quotes
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years gotten enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Forgiveness Quotes
Don't tell your friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Friendship Quotes
We need new friends. Some of us are cannibals who have eaten their old friends up; others must have ever-renewed audiences before whom to re-enact an ideal version of their lives.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Friendship Quotes
What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Mornings Quotes
One can be bored until boredom becomes a mystical experience.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Boring Days Quotes
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Right Quotes
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Goals Quotes
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament, not of income.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Security Quotes
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Courage Quotes
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Success Quotes
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Success Quotes
Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there is no God.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Concentration Quotes
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Work Quotes
The wretchedness of being rich is that you live with rich people.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Money Quotes
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
- Logan Pearsall Smith | Riches Quotes


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