78 Total Quotes

Logan Smith Quotes

How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
Logan Smith
#Bigotry

Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
Logan Smith
#American Writer

The newest books are those that never grow old.
Logan Smith
#Books And Reading

Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds
Logan Smith
#Conscience

Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you
Logan Smith
#Aspirations

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.
Logan Smith
#Charm

Those who talk on the razor-edge of double-meanings pluck the rarest blooms from the precipice on either side.
Logan Smith
#Life #Meaning Of Life

It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.
Logan Smith
#American Writer #Brains

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior
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#Behavior

Eat with the Rich, but go to the play with the Poor, who are capable of Joy
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#Joy

This nice and subtle happiness of reading, this joy not chilled by age, this polite and unpunished vice, this selfish, serene life-long intoxication
Logan Smith
#Books And Reading #Age And Aging

The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.
Logan Smith
#Arts And Artists #Art

Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither - these make the finest company in the world.
Logan Smith
#American Critic

How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
Logan Smith
#American Writer #Quote of the Day #Motivational #Editor's Pick #inspirational #Funny #Success

The mere process of growing old together will make our slightest acquaintances seem like bosom friends.
Logan Smith
#American Critic

People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.
Logan Smith
#American Writer

What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
Logan Smith
#American Writer #Courage

What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase?
Logan Smith
#Nature #Autobiography