Best Quotes by Logan Pearsall Smith (Top 10)

  1. People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
  2. What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.
  3. 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.
  4. The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.
  5. What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!
  6. Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches
  7. What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
  8. The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
  9. A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
  10. Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he's only trying on one face after another till he finds his own

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