Arthur Quiller-Couch Quotes

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Essentially style resembles good manners.  It comes of endeavoring to understand others, of thinking for them rather than yourself—of thinking, that is, with the heart as well as the head.

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If you here require a practical rule of me, I will present you with this: "Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it—wholeheartedly—and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings."

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If you here require a practical rule of me, I will present you with this: "Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it—whole-heartedly—and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings."

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