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From The Dawghouse

From The Dawghouse

"An act can only be successful or unsuccessful when it is over; if it is to begin, it must be, in the abstract, right or wrong. There is no such thing as backing a winner; for he cannot be a winner when he is backed. There is no such thing as fighting on the winning side; one fights to find out which is the winning side."*

He wasn't what we would call a sportswriter, though the man certainly did know the sports of his day well and would write of them. And were he working now, he would leave the scribes and commentators of our day whimpering in intimidation; his skill with words as sharp as the sword supposedly carried inside his walking cane. It's a regret of my reading-life that I was only exposed to G.K... Recommended Stories

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