E. B. White Quote

No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader's intelligence, or whose attitude is patronizing.


The Elements of Style (1959 et seq.)

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No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader's intelligence, or whose attitude is patronizing.

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No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader's intelligence, or whose attitude is patronizing.

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No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader's intelligence, or whose attitude is patronizing.

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No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader's intelligence, or whose attitude is patronizing.