Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes

People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.

 
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Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith
  • Born: October 18, 1865
  • Died: March 2, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

Logan Pearsall Smith was an American-born British essayist and critic. Harvard and Oxford educated, he was known for his aphorisms and epigrams, and was an expert on 17th Century divines. His Words and Idioms made him an authority on correct English language usage. He wrote his autobiography, Unforgotten Years, in 1938.

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