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William Zinsser Quotes

American Author of "On Writing Well"

There's no sentence that's too short in the eyes of God.

Category: Words

Writing is thinking on paper.

Category: Writers And Writing

Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.

Category: Writers And Writing

Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.

Category: Writers And Writing

Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading.

Category: Writers And Writing

Writing is a craft not an art.

Category: Writers And Writing