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In good writing, words become one with things.
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There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.
Language is fossil poetry.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
The writer is an explorer. Every step is an advance into new land.
After you have pumped your brains for thoughts and verses, there is a better poetry hinted in whistling a tune on your walk.
You become what you think about all day long.
The way to write is to throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent.