Biography is open to any writer who possesses industry without talent. If he also lacks industry, there is memoir.
If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.
The shorter you write, the less you lie.
Never use five words where none will do.
We are apt to imagine software as scaling indefinitely, which it does not, because we think of it as a form of writing, which does.
The power of a word lies in what it suggests, not what it means.
The shortest way to be original is to tell the truth.
Satire becomes easier and easier until it is impossible.
Aphorism, of all prose, is the least hospitable.
Reading great authors improves your writing by making you desperately unhappy with it.
There is almost nothing that being prefaced with “social” cannot spoil.