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 :: 1771-1845, British Writer, Clergyman

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It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.
~ Sydney Smith - [Perseverance]

 

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It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
~ Sydney Smith - [Marriage]

 

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Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
~ Sydney Smith - [Friends and Friendship]

 

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Live always in the best company when you read.
~ Sydney Smith - [Books and Reading]

 

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Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
~ Sydney Smith - [Compatibility]

 

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Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
~ Sydney Smith - [Manners]

 

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Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.
~ Sydney Smith - [Marriage]

 

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Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
~ Sydney Smith - [Conversation]

 

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Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out.
~ Sydney Smith - [Reason]

 

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No furniture is so charming as books.
~ Sydney Smith - [Books and Reading]

 

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No man can ever end with being superior who will not begin with being inferior.
~ Sydney Smith - [Power]

 

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Oh, don't tell me of facts -- I never believe facts: you know Canning said nothing was so fallacious as facts, except figures.
~ Sydney Smith - [Facts]

 

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Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
~ Sydney Smith - [Poverty and The Poor]

 

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Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
~ Sydney Smith - [Solitude]

 

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The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
~ Sydney Smith - [Action]

 

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The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
~ Sydney Smith - [Preachers and Preaching]

 

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The writer does the most good who gives his reader the most knowledge and takes from him the least time.
~ Sydney Smith - [Writers and Writing]

 

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To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.
~ Sydney Smith - [Love]

 

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What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?
~ Sydney Smith - [Mathematics]

 

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Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.
~ Sydney Smith - [Self-love]

 

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