To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself... Anybody can have ideas, the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph. -- Mark Twain
Monday, December 3, 2012
One of these days I may write something about writing or reading or publishing. Until then, you should really make Henri's acquaintance. Poor Henri.