Quotes by Logan Pearsall Smith

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All our lives we are putting pennies - our most golden pennies - into penny-in-the-slot machines that are almost always empty.
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 curmudgeon  

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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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It's an odd thing about this universe that, though we all disagree with each other, we are all of us always in the right.
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 equality  

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

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This nice and subtle happiness of reading, this joy not chilled by age, this polite and unpunished vice, this selfish, serene life-long intoxication.
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 books  

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Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.
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 integrity  names  

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For souls in growth, great quarrels are great emancipators.
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 self-discovery  

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What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!
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 beauty  nature  

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All reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.
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 hypocrisy  

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Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there is no God.
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 money  

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