Literature is news that stays news.
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.