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“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
“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter — it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” – Mark Twain
“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” – Mark Twain