Melvin Maddocks - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

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

To choose art means to turn one's back on the world, or at least on certain of its distractions. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

Nothing is more idealistic than a journalist on the defensive. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Occupation: Author