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Quotation by Logan Pearsall Smith
There is one thing that matters—to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. Quoted by Cyril Connolly in obituary, New Statesman (London, March 9, 1946).
In answer to the question—asked two weeks before his death—whether he had discovered any meaning in life.
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