"I received $100 per week when I started working at the Globe after graduation."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Will McDonough on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Will McDonough on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Will McDonough on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Will McDonough on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Will McDonough on T. S. Eliot
"The two major things that changed the makeup of all professional sports are money generated by television and courts that players went to in order to win their freedom as free agents."
"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 think money in general hurts all sports."