Thursday, February 3, 2011

Advice about Words

Who said it?

a) Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.

b) Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.

c) Words have weight, sound and appearance; it is only by considering these that you can write a sentence that is good to look at and good to listen to.

d) You can stroke people with words.

e) Let no man deceive you with vain words.

a) Samuel Johnson; b) Sir Winston Churchill; c) W. Somerset Maugham; d) F. Scott Fitzgerald; e)The Bible

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