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Alistair Cooke quotes

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

Alistair Cooke
Every sport pretends to a literature, but people don't believe it of any other sport but their own.

Alistair Cooke
Las Vegas is Everyman's 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 emperor's orgy is now a democratic institution. Topless Pizza Lunch.

Alistair Cooke
Curiosity is freewheeling intelligence.

Alistair Cooke
Curiosity...endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.

Alistair Cooke
Canned music is like audible wallpaper.