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Afterthoughts from Logan Pearsall Smith

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

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It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.

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Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.

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There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.

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I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

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

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

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The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.

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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.

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