The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they - and as taciturn.
Quote by Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith Quotes
If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's...
Trees are your best antiques.
To sit for one's portrait is like being present at one's own creation.
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in...
Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
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.
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...
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of...
Books are a finer world within the world.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought...
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and...
The best thing of being with God isn't the blessing, but the peaceful feeling for...
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God...
We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is...