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Alistair Cooke

Data de nascimento: 20. Novembro 1908
Data de falecimento: 30. Março 2004

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„Um profissional é uma pessoa que consegue dar o melhor de si em um momento no qual ele não se sente particularmente assim.“

„In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway. So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.“


„New York is the biggest collection of villages in the world.“

„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.“

„Every sport pretends to be literature...“

„America is a country in which I see the most persistant idealism and the blandest of cynicism and the race is on between its vitality and its decadence.“

„It’s the rich what gets the pleasure, it’s the poor what gets the blame.’ I“ The Americans: Letters from America 1969-1979