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Logan Pearsall Smith 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."

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 Quotes: "When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter."

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.




Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Don't tell friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you."

Don't tell friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood."

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.




Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Eat with the rich, but go to the play with the poor, who are capable of joy."

Eat with the rich, but go to the play with the poor, who are capable of joy.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste."

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.




Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers."

What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches."

Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for beauty, and never see the dawn!"

What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for beauty, and never see the dawn!



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?"

What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend."

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.




Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "When elderly invalids meet with fellow-victims of their own ailments, then at last real conversation begins, and life is delicious."

When elderly invalids meet with fellow-victims of their own ailments, then at last real conversation begins, and life is delicious.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "An echo of music, a face in the street, the wafer of the new moon, a wanton thought - only in the iridescence of things the vagabond soul is happy."

An echo of music, a face in the street, the wafer of the new moon, a wanton thought - only in the iridescence of things the vagabond soul is happy.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Don't laugh at youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own."

Don't laugh at youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing."

I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets."

Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Those who talk on the razor-edge of double-meanings pluck the rarest blooms from the precipice on either side."

Those who talk on the razor-edge of double-meanings pluck the rarest blooms from the precipice on either side.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people."

It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves."

The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat."

A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind."

All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "The notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for artists."

The notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for artists.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul."

If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror."

People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "But why wasn't I born, alas, in an age of Adjectives; why can one no longer write of silver-shedding Tears and moon-tailed Peacocks, of eloquent Death, of the Negro and star-enameled Night?"

But why wasn't I born, alas, in an age of Adjectives; why can one no longer write of silver-shedding Tears and moon-tailed Peacocks, of eloquent Death, of the Negro and star-enameled Night?



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish."

Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "All reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for."

All reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in."

It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds."

Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine."

There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!"

How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!



Logan Pearsall Smith 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?"

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 Quotes: "So, I never lose a sense of the whimsical and perilous charm of daily life, with its meetings and words and accidents."

So, I never lose a sense of the whimsical and perilous charm of daily life, with its meetings and words and accidents.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?"

What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world will let them."

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world will let them.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast."

We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously."

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth"

If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you."

Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "I might give my life for my friend, but he had better not ask me to do up a parcel."

I might give my life for my friend, but he had better not ask me to do up a parcel.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "There are few sorrows in which a good income is of no avail."

There are few sorrows in which a good income is of no avail.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "It's an odd thing about this universe that, though we all disagree with each other, we are all of us always in the right."

It's an odd thing about this universe that, though we all disagree with each other, we are all of us always in the right.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once."

We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "If they lost the incredible conviction that they can change their wives or husbands, marriage would collapse at once."

If they lost the incredible conviction that they can change their wives or husbands, marriage would collapse at once.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior."

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each others fur."

Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each others fur.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn't a God."

Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn't a God.



Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes: "One can be bored until boredom becomes a mystical experience."

One can be bored until boredom becomes a mystical experience.