"Logan Pearsall Smith" was an American-born essayist and critic who became a British subject in 1913. 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, for which he may be best remembered.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous critics! More Logan Pearsall Smith on Wikipedia.