In case you’re wondering how Write Tribe has turned into a romantic website (and why not? 😉 ), these quotes are to remind  you about that acronym – KISS – Keep It Short and Simple.

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15 Quotes To Inspire You To KISS

1. “A sentence should never be cruel and unusual.”
— William C. Burton, attorney

2. “If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
— Albert Einstein, physicist

3. “I have made this letter longer that usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.”
— Blaise Pascal, mathematician

4. “Clarity begins at home.”
— Edie Schwager, speaker with the American Medical Writers Association

5. “The trouble with so many of us is that we underestimate the power of simplicity.”
— Robert Stuberg, author and speaker

6. “I never write ‘metropolis’ for seven cents when I can write ‘city’ and get paid the same.”
— Mark Twain, author

7. “When writing about science, don’t simplify the science; simplify the writing.”
— Julie Ann Miller, former editor of Science News

8. “This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.”
— Winston Churchill, former British prime minister

9. “Easy reading is damn hard writing”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne, author

10. “A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a bad marksman who instead of aiming a single stone at an object takes up a handful and throws at it in hopes he may hit.”
— Samuel Johnson

11. The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.”
— Thomas Jefferson

12. “Be grateful for every word you can cut.”
— William Zinsser

13. “Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.”
— Winston Churchill

14. “Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.”
— George Eliot

15. “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” Dr Seuss



#100WordsonSaturday 18 July 2015

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Published by corinnerodrigues

A lover of words. A self-acceptance blogger. A blogging coach. A book reviewer. A woman happily journeying through midlife, moving from self-improvement to self-acceptance and enjoying being herself. Corinne writes at Everyday Gyaan, reviews fiction at and encourages writers and bloggers at Write Tribe and offers offline coaching to writers and bloggers at The Frangipani Creative, located in Secunderabad, India.

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