Writing

If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.

Nov 282019
 

It is more common to talk well than to listen well, and to write well than to read well.

Oct 312019
 

Journalism is the first draft of history, shortly to reside with all other first drafts.

Sep 182019
 

If no man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money, then world literature is almost entirely the province of blockheads.

Aug 292019
 

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward plagiarism.

Aug 122019
 

Nothing is as trashy as academic discourse about trash.

Aug 092019
 

A field that uncomprehendingly imitates the methods of a more prestigious field will also imitate its style: the result being writing that not even the author understands.