"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life."
"One of my first jobs was at the Boston Globe. I worked in the sports department six months a year. When I was ready to graduate, the sports editor gave me a job as a schoolboy sports writer."
"I spent a little time in Germany as a schoolboy learning German, and it's a country I knew very well, spent a lot of time in. I knew the history very well. I've always wanted to do a piece of work about the post-war period, of one sort or another."
"I was, if you like, a successful schoolboy in that I had a degree of talent in all the required things that make you a success at school."
"Baseball is the president tossing out the first ball of the season. And a scrubby schoolboy playing catch with his dad on a Mississippi farm."