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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Writing is the most demanding of callings, more harrowing than a warrior's, more lonely than a whaling captain's-that, in essence, is the modern writer's message.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Journalists do not like to report on uncertainties. They would almost rather be wrong than ambiguous.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Cary Grant, born Archie Leach, was a poor boy who could barely spell posh. That's acting for you-or maybe Hollywood.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Watching baseball under the lights is like observing dogs indoors, at a pedigree show. In both instances, the environment is too controlled to suit the species.”

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About: Baseball quotes.
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is beyond the imagination of the menu-maker that there are people in the world who breakfast on a single egg.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To choose art means to turn one's back on the world, or at least on certain of its distractions.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A man's work is his dilemma: his job is his bondage, but it also gives him a fair share of his identity and keeps him from being a bystander in somebody else's world.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Once we thought, journalists and readers alike, that if we put together enough "facts" and gave them a fast stir, we would come up with something that, at least by the standards of short-order cooks, could be called the truth.”

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