Quotes by William Zinsser

William Zinsser

American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher

Alive from: 1922-2005

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.
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    Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.
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    Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading.
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    There's no sentence that's too short in the eyes of God.
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    Writing is a craft not an art.
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    Writing is thinking on paper.
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