Quotations on Jargon
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Yet Aristotle's excellence of substance, so far from being associated with the grand style, is associated with something that at times comes perilously near jargon.
- Irving Babbitt
(Keywords: Being, Excellence, Jargon, Style)
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
- Jean Rostand
(Keywords: Books, Jargon, Lies, Reality)
I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
- Anne Stevenson
(Keywords: Art, Science, Criticism, Help, Jargon, Literary, Literature)