The Saturday Writing Quote: H.L. Mencken

“The art of writing, like the art of love, runs all the way from a kind of routine hard to distinguish from piling bricks to a kind of frenzy closely related to delirium tremens.”

H.L. Mencken, Minority Report: H.L. Mencken’s Notebooks 18 (1956) (thanks to Bryan Garner’s daily blog on Modern American Usage)