"An intellectual is someone who says a simple thing in a difficult way;
An artist is someone who says a difficult thing in a simple way."
"Language and magic. Where is the connection? Think about it this way:
When we form letters to write words, we create something out of nothing,
so that the still air or the empty space on a page fills with meaning,
as if a wizard created a blizzard out of a clear blue sky.
-Roy Peter Clark, The Glamour af Grammar