If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.
Quote by Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith Quotes
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in...
The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of...
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking.
A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as...
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and...
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep...
Books are a finer world within the world.
To me it's not a ... This is my ... This is my ... I...
Books have to be read (worse luck it takes so long a time). It is...