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A. Scott Berg

American,  Historian
Total Quotes : 14
Old Been Very

I'm so blessed to have such enlightened parents. It must have been very hard to watch their able-bodied son lock himself up in his old room for most of his 20s.

- A. Scott Berg

Idea Next Been

After 'Lindbergh,' my publisher asked whom I wanted to write about next. I said, 'There's one idea I've been carrying in my hip pocket for 35 years. It's Woodrow Wilson.'

- A. Scott Berg

Hollywood Very Dean

By the '40s, Sam Goldwyn is a very serious man. By the '50s, he's the dean of American producers. To the end, he was Hollywood's gray eminence.

- A. Scott Berg

Him About Anywhere

There are hundreds of books about Woodrow Wilson, but I have an image of him in my mind that is unlike any picture I have seen anywhere else, based on material at Princeton and 35 years of researching and thinking about him.

- A. Scott Berg

Think I Think Times

I think a biography is only as interesting as the lives and times it illuminates.

- A. Scott Berg

Trust Broken Always

There is always a certain leap of faith that editors have made with their nonfiction writers. If the trust is broken, things can get very embarrassing for the writers and the publisher.

- A. Scott Berg

Like Subjects Knew

I like my subjects to be American, and not too dead, so I can interview people who knew them.

- A. Scott Berg

Think Fact Minister

When most people think of Woodrow Wilson, they see a dour minister's son who never cracked a smile, where in fact he was a man of genuine joy and great sadness.

- A. Scott Berg

Soul Living More

I don't know of a soul who packed more living into 72 years than Charles Lindbergh did.

- A. Scott Berg

About Clark Gable Seemed

Clark Gable seemed fascinating all his life because there wasn't so much information about him. Today, you're on television all the time.

- A. Scott Berg

Away By The Time Moved

I developed a mania for Fitzgerald - by the time I'd graduated from high school I'd read everything he'd written. I started with 'The Great Gatsby' and moved on to 'Tender Is the Night,' which just swept me away. Then I read 'This Side of Paradise,' his novel about Princeton - I literally slept with that book under my pillow for two years.

- A. Scott Berg

I Am Compulsive Also

I am a compulsive worker. But I'm also a compulsive relaxer.

- A. Scott Berg

Think Still I Think

I think it is important for readers to know that it is possible to bring intellectualism and idealism to the White House and still be political enough to advance an agenda.

- A. Scott Berg

Read Wilson Woodrow Wilson

I read my first book on Woodrow Wilson at age 15, and I was hooked.

- A. Scott Berg