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    I have an insane desire to shave a stroke or two off my handicap.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: desires 
     
    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.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: human  comedy  rules  book  literature 
     
    They have been playing golf for 800 years and nobody has satisfactorily said why.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: golf 
     
    Every sport pretends to a literature, but people don't believe it of any other sport but their own
    — Alistair Cooke
    Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: men 
     
    Curiosity is free- wheeling intelligence.
    — Alistair Cooke
    I prefer radio to TV because the pictures are better.
    — Alistair Cooke
    If computers take over, it will serve us right.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: right 
     
    I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years- how to write for talking.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: write 
     
    Canned music is like audible wallpaper.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: music 
     
    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.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: people  curiosity 
     
    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.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: children  friends  right  child 
     
    A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.
    — Alistair Cooke
    tags: work 
     
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    alistair cooke
    Birth    : November 20, 1908
    Death  : March 30, 2004
    Occupation  : Journalist