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Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill rode to glory on the back of the strong declarative sentence.
Be wary of security as a goal. It may often look like life's best prize. Usually it's not.
Decide what you want to do. Then decide to do it. Then do it.
Good writers are visible just behind their words.
It's a fitting irony that under Richard Nixon 'launder' became a dirty word.
Journalism is writing that first appears in any periodic journal.
Memoir is the art of inventing the truth.
Not every oak has to be gnarled, every detective hard-bitten. The adjective that exists solely as a decoration is a self-indulgence for the writer and an obstacle for the reader.
Probably the finest travel book ever written by an American is Walden, though Thoreau only went a mile out of town.
There's no sentence that's too short in the eyes of God.
There's not much to be said about the period except that most writers don't reach it soon enough.
We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.
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