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Tag Archives: Mark Twain
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
John Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker and author. He is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries. He regularly speaks to the leaders of a variety … Continue reading