Mark Twain Quotes (1103 Quotes)

    I notice that you use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences. That is the way to write English - it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it don't let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in. When you catch an adjective, kill it. No, I don't mean utterly, but kill most of them - then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are wide apart. An adjective habit, or a wordy, diffuse, flowery habit, once fastened upon a person, is as hard to get

    There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate when he can't afford it, and when he can.

    Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a brightcolored flower in his buttonhole.

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