Since starting this tech-writing thing (vernacular gratis my teenage daughters), I have read, been sent (thanks!), and heard a gaggle of insightful, inspirational, and funny quotations on writing, editing and review, and related topics. If you find one or two particularly suitable, hang it or them on your wall.
“Without publication, science is dead.”
—Gerard Piel, scholar
“Grasp the subject, the words will follow.”
—Marcus Porcius Cato, the Elder, ancient Roman scholar
“For there are plenty of mistakes made by writers out of ignorance, and which any man finds it...