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  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life.
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    American clergyman and author
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    Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
  • Robert Smith
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    Cardinal rule for all hitters with two strikes on them: Never trust the umpire.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Correspondences are like small clothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep them up.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Heat, ma am! It was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful.
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    American clergyman and author
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    The greatest difficulty with the world is not its ability to produce, but the unwillingness to share.
  • The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
  • Lillian Smith
    Lillian Smith
    American writer 1897-1966
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    When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    'J'eet jet?' is still the standard way for a Pittsburgher to ask if you're ready for a meal, but the meal itself is no longer limited to chipped ham and an Iron City beer.
  • Adrian Smith
    Adrian Smith
    English guitarist and pianist 1957-
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    A band is sort of like a star. It reaches a peak and burns out. To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer than a couple years is difficult.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
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