QotD: How your writing reflects the quality of your thinking

“People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else.”

B. R. Myers The Atlantic April 2008

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2 Responses to QotD: How your writing reflects the quality of your thinking

  1. On the other hand, that doesn’t mean they won’t have long, strong academic careers…

  2. Kelly says:

    From Ben Johnson, by way of Richard Mitchell: “Neither can his mind be thought to be in tune, whose words do jarre; nor his reason in frame, whose sentence is preposterous.”

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