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Maxine Cheshire

"[On social climbing:] Everything that goes up must come down."

Maxine Cheshire, in Life (1969)

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"[To the editor of the Harlan, Kentucky, Daily Enterprise, as a kindergartener:] I know everything that goes on in this town, and if you give me a job so will you."

Maxine Cheshire, in Maxine Cheshire, with John Greenya, Maxine Cheshire, Reporter (1978)

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"In Harlan, Kentucky, we told stories the way some people play music. ... In the mountains, storytelling is truly an art form, and as much recreation as communication."

Maxine Cheshire, in Maxine Cheshire, with John Greenya, Maxine Cheshire, Reporter (1978)

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"Life in a small town is like an intricately plotted novel, and even though I had read every book in the public library by the time I was fourteen, I found the real people around me saying and doing far more interesting things than did the imaginary book characters."

Maxine Cheshire, in Maxine Cheshire, with John Greenya, Maxine Cheshire, Reporter (1978)

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"The only way to keep a secret in Washington, if you are the one person who knows it, is never to tell another living soul."

Maxine Cheshire, in Maxine Cheshire, with John Greenya, Maxine Cheshire, Reporter (1978)

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Maxine Cheshire, U.S. journalist
(1930 - )