In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place to-day, it is vain to seek it there to-morrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
Quote by Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith Quotes
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought...
If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's...
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in...
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute,...
Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
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...
Trees are your best antiques
A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not...
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking.
A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and...
God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God...
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.