Jim Bishop - Quotes

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Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.

Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been. ---->>>

Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows. ---->>>

A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender. ---->>>

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.

Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.

Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.

It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago. ---->>>

A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day. ---->>>

The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face. ---->>>

Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. ---->>>

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?

It is impossible to read for pleasure from something to which you are both father and mother, born in such travail that the writer despises the thing that enslaved him. ---->>>

The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story. ---->>>

Gimme: an agreement between two losers who can't putt. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-21, 1907
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 1987
Occupation: Journalist
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James Alonzo "Jim" Bishop (November 21, 1907 – July 26, 1987) was an American journalist and author who wrote the bestselling book The Day Lincoln was Shot.(wikipedia)