Nathaniel Hawthorne Quote
As quoted in: Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews by George Plimpton, Viking Press, 1988
“Words — so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”
Picture Source: WikipediaNathaniel Hawthorne
Born: July 4, 1804
Died: May 19, 1864 (aged 59)
Bio: Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer.