The English Language Is Foxy And Flexible

Jonathan Swift mounted a lifelong attempt to ‘fix our language forever’—no critic and advocate of immutability has ever once managed properly or even marginally to outwit the English language’s capacity for foxy and relentlessly slippery flexibility.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Simon Winchester Quotes (Author of The Professor and the Madman). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/14053.Simon_Winchester [Accessed 28 Sep. 2019].

Always Think Of Your Calling As A Privilege

As a writer, you are going to confronted with a bewildering world of fascinations—so never become jaded or world-weary, and always think of your calling as a privilege. You’ll never get rich: but you’ll have a fulfilled and valuable life, doing something that is eminently worthwhile.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Simon Winchester Quotes (Author of The Professor and the Madman). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/14053.Simon_Winchester [Accessed 28 Sep. 2019].