A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
Quote by Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith Quotes
The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not...
To sit for one's portrait is like being present at one's own creation.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of...
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as...
Everything is sweetened by risk.
Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought...
Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking.
If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill...
Trees are your best antiques.
Books are a finer world within the world.
There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep...
My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day...
People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than for being right.
For this crime we should beg the souls of the dead and their families for...