Every author’s fairy godmother should provide him not only with a pen but also with a blue pencil.
Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
Develop your own compass, and trust it. Take risks, dare to fail, remember the first perso...- Aaron Sorkin
Love cannot live where there is no trust.- Edith Hamilton
All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.- Peter Pan
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Frank Laurence Lucas was an English classical scholar, literary critic, poet, novelist, playwright, political polemicist, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and intelligence officer at Bletchley Park during World War II. He is now best remembered for his scathing attacks on the poetry of T. S. Eliot during the 1920s, and for his book Style, an acclaimed guide to recognising and writing good prose. His Tragedy in Relation to Aristotle's 'Poetics' was for over half a century a standard introduction.
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