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Quotes About Language and Communication
Easy reading is damn hard writing.
Spend your time creating, not criticizing.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
True creativity often starts where language ends.
The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.