“No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.” —H.G. Wells
"The greatest drive is not love or hate. It is one person's need to change another's copy."
“Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.”—T.S. Eliot
"The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor." —Alfred Knopf