Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith

English writer and Anglican cleric.
Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.More Sydney Smith quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
[T]he 47th proposition in Euclid might now be voted down with as much ease as any proposition in politics; and therefore if Lord Hawkesbury hates the abstract truths of science as much as he hates concrete truth in human affairs, now is his time for getting rid of the multiplication table, and passing a vote of censure upon the pretensions of the hypotenuse.More Sydney Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful.More Sydney Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.More Sydney Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How can a bishop marry? How can he flirt? The most he can say is I will see you in the vestry after service.More Sydney Smith quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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