Alistair Cooke Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by Alistair Cooke

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Alistair Cooke quotes: Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence. Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
Alistair Cooke quotes: Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks. Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
Alistair Cooke quotes: New York is the biggest collection of villages in the world. New York is the biggest collection of villages in the world.
Alistair Cooke quotes: I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years-how to write for talking. I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years-how to write for talking.
Alistair Cooke quotes: These humiliations are the essence of the game. These humiliations are the essence of the game.
Alistair Cooke quotes: Cocktail music is accepted as audible wallpaper. Cocktail music is accepted as audible wallpaper.
Alistair Cooke quotes: A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it. A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.
Alistair Cooke quotes: Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance. Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance.
Alistair Cooke quotes: They have been playing golf for 800 years and nobody has satisfactorily said why. They have been playing golf for 800 years and nobody has satisfactorily said why.
Alistair Cooke quotes: Every sport pretends to be literature. . . Every sport pretends to be literature. . .
Alistair Cooke quotes: The South is one of those kingdoms of the mind, like India or Scotland, that are neat and understandable only to people who have never been there. The South is one of those kingdoms of the mind, like India or Scotland, that are neat and understandable only to people who have never been there.
Alistair Cooke quotes: Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy. Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy.
Alistair Cooke quotes: There is even - as with no other game - a fascinating detective literature, a wry commentary on the human comedy, implicit in the book of rules. There is even - as with no other game - a fascinating detective literature, a wry commentary on the human comedy, implicit in the book of rules.