Walter Lord - Quotes

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Brilliantly lit from stem to stern, she looked like a sagging birthday cake. ---->>>

Events alone rarely provide much guide to the future. ---->>>

It's a funny thing, but today the Titanic is probably much more - that is people are much more aware of it than they were in 1954, when I was doing my research. ---->>>

Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage.

Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage.

I look for something that is highly unusual, involving ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations. ---->>>

I never earned a dollar that was not somehow through writing. ---->>>

It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed. ---->>>

You have to study the people and the ones that measure up are not always the ones you expect. ---->>>

There were exceptions, a couple of families that just plain didn't want to even think about it, although forty years had passed but mostly the people were very interested in talking about it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-08, 1917
Birthplace:
Die: 05-19, 2002
Occupation: Author
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John Walter Lord, Jr. (October 8, 1917 – May 19, 2002), was an American author, best known for his documentary-style non-fiction account A Night to Remember (1955), about the sinking of the RMS Titanic.(wikipedia)