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


” 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. “


” 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? “


” 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. “


” All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind. “



All 5 Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes about Life in picture


People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
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.
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?
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.
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.

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