John D. MacDonald Quote

There are people who try to look as if they are doing a good and thorough job, and then there are the people who actually damn well do it, for its own sake.

John D. MacDonald

There are people who try to look as if they are doing a good and thorough job, and then there are the people who actually damn well do it, for its own sake.

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About John D. MacDonald

John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986) was an American writer of novels and short stories. He is known for his thrillers.
MacDonald was a prolific author of crime and suspense novels, many set in his adopted home of Florida. One of the most successful American novelists of his time, MacDonald sold an estimated 70 million books. His best-known works include the popular and critically acclaimed Travis McGee series and his 1957 novel The Executioners, which was filmed as Cape Fear (1962) and remade in 1991.