"Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."F. L. Lucas on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."F. L. Lucas on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."F. L. Lucas on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."F. L. Lucas on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."F. L. Lucas on Golda Meir
"Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails."