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Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith (18 October 1865 – 2 March 1946) was an American-born essayist and critic.

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    The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection—even though nothing more than the pounding of an old piano—is what alone gives a meaning to our life on this unavailing star.
    Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946)

    Don’t let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
    —Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946)

    The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection—even though nothing more than the pounding of an old piano—is what alone gives a meaning to our life on this unavailing star.
    Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946)

    I looked so much like a guy you couldn’t tell if I was a boy or a girl. I had no hair, I wore guys’ clothes, I walked like a guy ... [ellipsis in source] I didn’t do anything right except sports. I was a social dropout, but sports was a way I could be acceptable to other kids and to my family.
    —Karen Logan (b. 1949)

    The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
    —Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946)

    Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.
    —Alfred E. Smith (1873–1944)