E. B. White Quote

When you consider that there are a thousand ways to express even the simplest idea, it is no wonder writers are under a great strain. Writers care greatly how a thing is said — it makes all the difference. So they are constantly faced with too many choices and must make too many decisions.
I am still encouraged to go on. I wouldn't know where else to go.


Paris Review interview (1969)

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When you consider that there are a thousand ways to express even the simplest idea, it is no wonder writers are under a great strain. Writers care...

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When you consider that there are a thousand ways to express even the simplest idea, it is no wonder writers are under a great strain. Writers care...

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When you consider that there are a thousand ways to express even the simplest idea, it is no wonder writers are under a great strain. Writers care...

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When you consider that there are a thousand ways to express even the simplest idea, it is no wonder writers are under a great strain. Writers care...