"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgement, and education -- Sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."
- E. B. White
"I am afraid we are not rid of God because we still have faith in grammar."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"There is a satisfactory boniness about grammar which the flesh of sheer vocabulary requires before it can become a vertebrate and walk the earth."
- Anthony Burgess
"Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs."
- Jack Lynch
"I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions and grammar."
- Michel de Montaigne
"Why care for grammar as long as we are good?"
- Artemus War
"Grammatici certant et adhuc sub iudice lis est. - Grammarians dispute, and the case it still before the courts."
"Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar."
- E. B. White
"I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it."
- Carl Sandburg
"Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason."
- Richard C. Trench
"GRAMMAR, n. A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distinction."
- Ambrose Bierce
"He constructed a vast labyrinthine of periods, made impassable by the piling-up of clauses upon clauses--clauses in which oversight and bad grammar seemed manifestations of disdain."
- Jorge Luis Borges "The Theologians"