Allen Iverson on Constructive Criticism

NBA pro Allen “The Answer” Iverson says,

I didn’t take constructive criticism the way I should have. When I finally caught up to that, that’s when I went to being the MVP.

This is good advice for anyone who wants to excel in their craft.

Mark Twain on Choosing the Right Word

Words of wisdom for writers.

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning. ♦♦♦ Mark Twain, 1890