Flatlander Faith

Apologetics from an Anabaptist perspective

If you want to be a writer, you first need to be a reader

The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading. In order to write a man will turn over half a library to make one book.

-Samuel Johnson, 1705-1784. Johnson was a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, biographer, editor and the sole author of A Dictionary of the English Language, first published in 1755 and which remained the preeminent English dictionary until the publication of the Oxford English Dictionary in 1928.

2 responses to “If you want to be a writer, you first need to be a reader

  1. krc August 13, 2019 at 16:18

    what a great quote

    interesting

    thanks for sharing it

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