Quotes of Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Journalists do not like to report on uncertainties. They would almost rather be wrong than ambiguous. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ It is beyond the imagination of the menu-maker that there are people in the world who breakfast on a single egg. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ It is one test of a fully developed writer that he reminds us of no one but himself. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

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

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ 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. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. ”

- Melvin Maddocks
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