Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
Quote by Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith Quotes
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep...
Books are a finer world within the world.
The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not...
Trees are your best antiques
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought...
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as...
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in...
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of...
Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
Everything is sweetened by risk.
Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking.
If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's...
We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.
The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.