Saturday, February 19, 2011

Quotable Quotes

For a man to write well, there are required three necessaries: to read the best authors, observe the best speakers, and much exercise of his own style --Ben Jonson

There is no way of writing well and also writing easily. --Trollope

When you can with difficulty say anything clearly, simply, and emphatically, then, provided that the difficulty is not apparent to the reader, that is style. When you can do it easily, that is genius. --Lord Dunsany

Practice is nine tenths--Emerson