Writing—The Ultimate Quotation Collection #1
21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©
201 Page Quotation Collection on Writing
This 201 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Writing. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Writing, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
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Yes, there is no doubt that paper is patient and as I don’t intend to show this cardboard-covered notebook bearing the proud name of ‘diary’ to anyone, unless I find a real friend, boy or girl, probably nobody cares. And now I come to the root of the matter, the reason for my starting a diary; it is that I have no such real friend.
The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
When I am asked what kind of writing is the most lucrative, I have to say, ransom notes.
--H. N. Swanson
You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.
Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down. Rewrite in process is usually found to be an excuse for not going on.
Don’t say the old lady screamed—bring her on and let her scream
Verbose writing creates comatose readers.
Every kind of writing is good save that which bores.
Simplicity is the glory of expression.
The aim of writing is to enable people a little better to enjoy life or a little better to endure it.
--W. H. Auden
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