Alistair Cooke Quotes

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill scoured by a whiff of arrogance

Alistair Cooke

Las Vegas is Everymans cut-rate Babylon. Not far away there is, or was, a roadside lunch counter and over it a sign proclaiming in three words that a Roman emperors orgy is now a democratic institution. Topless Pizza Lunch.

ALISTAIR COOKE

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance

Alistair Cooke

A professional; is someone who can do his best work when he doesn\'t feel like it.

Alistair Cooke

Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.

Alistair Cooke

Between a quarter and a third of Los Angeles's land area is now monopolized by the automobile and its needs-by freeways, highways, garages, gas stations, car lots, parking lots. And all of it is blanketed with anonymity and foul air.

Alistair Cooke

As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity, and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later.

Alistair Cooke

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