I have an insane desire to shave a stroke or two off my handicap.
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.
They have been playing golf for 800 years and nobody has satisfactorily said why.
Every sport pretends to a literature, but people don't believe it of any other sport but their own
Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
Curiosity is free- wheeling intelligence.
I prefer radio to TV because the pictures are better.
If computers take over, it will serve us right.
I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years- how to write for talking.
Canned music is like audible wallpaper.
Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own.
A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.