Des Lynam quotes

  • There were moments when I wondered at the gossamer veil that stops licence from being libel. I suspect that taking on the job of England manager puts you outside the protection of the courts. It must be part of the job description that you will be held hostage by media speculation and can have your character tortured, molested and finally executed at the public whim, in exchange for a lifetime's supply of money.

  • I love the flow of the game. There's a certain fluidity to basketball. I don't enjoy watching baseball or football in the same way.

  • Women's football does have its knockers.

  • Inconsiderate to the last, Josef Stalin, a man who never had to meet a deadline, had the bad taste to die in installments.

  • Startups often win because it's easier to see what comes next when you don't have to worry about maintaining what came last.

  • As the Internet breaks down the last justifications for a professional class of politicians, it also builds up the tools for replacing them.

  • The last day of your life is still going to be a day.

  • Good guys are most likely to finish last, but also most likely to finish first.

  • From first to last it is a dish of rank materialism cleverly cooked up ... . And why is this done? For no other reason, I am sure, except to make us independent of a Creator.

  • The receptivity of the masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few points and must harp on these in slogans until the last member of the public understands what you want him to understand by your slogan.

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