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Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith (18 October 1865 – 2 March 1946) was an American-born essayist and critic.

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    We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
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    The word snob belongs to the sour-grape vocabulary.
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    He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
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    The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.
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    If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
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