Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes

Who is Logan Pearsall Smith?

Logan Pearsall Smith was an American-born British essayist and critic.

Born October 18, 1865
Died March 02, 1946

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Best 8 Quotes by Logan Pearsall Smith

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

“Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither – these make the finest company in the world.”

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

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

“Thank heavens, the sun has gone in and I don’t have to go out and enjoy it.”

“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 has achieved the second.”

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

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

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