Writing Quotes: Samuel Langhorne Clemens

On when to write:

The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.
~ Mark Twain

On how to write:

Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very;” your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
~ Mark Twain

On the significance of words:

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
~ Mark Twain

Quotes source: quotegarden.com

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