Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
|AUTHOR:||Mark Twain (18351910)|
|QUOTATION:||The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.|
Bainton asked leading authors for literary reminiscences, methods of work, and advice to young beginners, and compiled their answers to produce his book.