Quotes by William Zinsser

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Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading.

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