Quotation by Samuel Beckett

I've tried not to exaggerate the glory of athletes. I'd rather, if I could, preserve a sense of proportion, to write about them as excellent ballplayers, first-rate players. But I'm sure I have contributed to false values—as Stanley Woodward said, "Godding up those ballplayers."
The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. A personal recollection that originally appeared in No Cheering in the Press Box by Jerome Holtzman. First published in 1938. The narrator, in Murphy, p. 1, Grove Press (1959).

Based on Ecclesiastes 1:9.
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