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It’s no secret that many people are afraid of public speaking. As Jerry Seinfeld has said, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two! This means, to the average person, if … Continue reading
Mark Twain once gave the following advice to writers: 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. American novelist and columnist Florence King was … Continue reading
“Don’t use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.” — Mark Twain
“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, ‘I don’t know.’” — Mark Twain
“A successful book is not made of what is in it, but what is left out of it.” — Mark Twain