Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes

Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

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

~ 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 keep absolutely sober.

~ 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

An improper mind is a perpetual feast.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

Uncultivated minds are not full of wild flowers, like uncultivated fields. Villainous weeds grow in them, and they are full of toads.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.

~ Logan Pearsall Smith

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