« Qualify your clients. Get a system. Something... | Main | The Economist: Time for Britain to Turn Outward. »

November 06, 2013

Standards: Flaubert on his writing.

I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within.

--Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)

Flaubert_a.GIF

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at November 6, 2013 12:59 AM

Comments

Post a comment

Thanks for signing in, . Now you can comment. (sign out)

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)


Remember me?