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Westbrook Pegler
(1894-1969) born on
Aug 02
US journalist. He was an outspoken, controversial reporter; won Pulitzer for reporting on racketeering in labor union, 1941.
         
   
F
Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised to waste the time and try the spirit of man.

R
My hates have always occupied my mind much more actively and have given greater spiritual satisfactions than my friendships.
A
He wouldn't commit himself to the time of day from a hatful of watches.
N
I am a member of the rabble in good standing.
K
Tolerance to my mind has been greatly overrated . . . . I take as much pleasure in detesting the good brothers and sisters of the [Anti-Saloon] League as they have in hating me.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
R: In "Pegler: Angry Man of the Press," by Oliver Pilat, 1963.
A: On Herbert Hoover, ca. 1929; in "Pegler: Angry Man of the Press," by Oliver Pilat, 1963.
N: In "Pegler: Angry Man of the Press," by Oliver Pilat, 1963.
K: In "Pegler: Angry Man of the Press," by Oliver Pilat, 1963.
   


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