-The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.
-It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
-What music is more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can’t hear what they say?
-People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
-If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
-Don’t laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
-What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.
Logan Pearsall Smith