He Said That? 12/18/17

From Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), American novelist, short story writer, and journalist; letter (23 July 1945); published in Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters 1917–1961 (1981) edited by Carlos Baker:

It wasn’t by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short. The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.

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