No one can write decently who is distasteful of the reader’s intelligence,
or whose attitude is patronizing.
~ E.B. White (1899 – 1985)
American writer and essayist, 39 more words
This tip was taken out of Williams Strunk Jr. and E.B White’s “The Elements of Style”
“Style takes its final shape more from attitudes of mind than from principles of composition,for, as an elderly practitioner once remarked, “Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.” This moral observation would have no place in a rule book were it not that style… 156 more words