Quotes by Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith

English writer

Alive from: 1865-1946

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
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    A bestseller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
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    A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
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    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.
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    Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.
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    Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
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    Don't laugh at youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
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    Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
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    Eat with the rich, but go to the play with the poor, who are capable to joy.
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    Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
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    He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
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    How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
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    How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
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    How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!
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    I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
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