It is better to have a home of one’s own than to always be a typist. Hilda did not talk quite as she should, and her husband had not scrupled to correct her. She had never forgotten – it was such a small thing, yet she could not forget it – she had never forgotten that night on their honeymoon when she had said something ungrammatical about the relative position of their limbs.
One cannot dictate an aphorism to a typist. It would take too long.
The second person to write a story about a young boy and an escaped slave on the Mississippi wasn't a novelist, he was a typist.seth godin