Alexander Smith Quotes

11 November 2014

I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.

11 November 2014

To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.

11 November 2014

We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.

11 November 2014

A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

11 November 2014

A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.

11 November 2014

If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.

11 November 2014

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.