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The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
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
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
It is almost worth while to be cheated; people's little frauds have an interest which amply repays what they cost us.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
That we should practice what we preach is generally admitted; but anyone who preaches what he and his hearers practice must incur the gravest moral disapprobation.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Don't laugh at youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
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
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
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
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
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
The wretchedness of being rich is that you live with rich people ... To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
—  Logan Pearsall Smith
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

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