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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for September 30, 2012

September 30, 2012 4:41 am Category: Uncategorized Leave a comment A+ / A-

The truth is that Heightened language has become suspect. Most editors, producers, and entrepreneurs keep vigil against it. Unless a phrase of any power is couched in colloquial and conventional terms, unless it scrupulously avoids any glimmer of eloquence, it is banished as “purple.”

“Wanted: Phrasemakers” from the book Holes in a Stained Glass Window (1978)

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