To improve the clarity of your writing (almost effortlessly!), spend at least ten minutes a day reading aloud from writers who write clearly, such as Jacques Barzun.
— Clear writing with Mr. Clarity, 17 Aug 2009
Mr. Barzun’s book Simple & Direct was the greatest inspiration in my writing career. During the last three decades, I have read it over and over and have recommended it to numerous young writers.
— Joe Roy, who is Mr. Clarity