Profound Paragraphs I

1209718_84380950-570x381Music. The writing sings.
It has a pleasant rhythm, a lilt, a harmony.
I use short sentences. And I use sentences
of medium length. And sometimes, when
I am certain the reader is rested, I will engage
him with a sentence of considerable length,
a sentence that burns with energy and builds with all the impetus of a crescendo, the roll of the drums, the crash of the cymbals–sounds that say listen to this, it is important.

~Gary Provost “100 Ways to Improve Your Writing” 

What was the most profound sentence you ever read?

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