Alexander Smith quotes

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I go into my library, and all history unrolls before me. I breathe the morning air of the world while the scent of Eden's roses ye ...
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
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 ...
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is p ...
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