"Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity."
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"Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading."
"Writing is thinking on paper."
"Writing is a craft not an art."
"A small demerit extinguishes a long service."
"Things don't go wrong, they simply happen."
"Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored."
"It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust."
"If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong."
"There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot endure to be so."
"Wrong is but falsehood put in practice."
"If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it."
"What is the use of running when we are on the wrong road."
"Two wrongs do not make a right."
"Those who are once found to be bad are presumed so forever."
"The remedy for wrongs is to forget them."
"Never do wrong when people are looking."
"Some people would rather be wrong than quiet for a minute."
"The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication."
"Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth."
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