Useful Plain-Language Quotes
Are you trying to persuade your colleagues or your boss that it's a good idea to use plain language? Try sharing the thoughts and advice of famous (and not-so-famous) people who believe how important it is to communicate clearly by using plain language.
Historical quotes: The need for clear communication has been around for a very long time.
What famous (and not-so-famous) folks think about plain language.
Science and Industry quotes: People in these specialized fields need to communicate clearly with each other and the rest of the world.
U.S. Government quotes: How your government is working to get rid of bureaucratese.
Legal quotes: Attorneys used to give us the worst examples of writing. Now they are making some of the strongest arguments in support of plain language.