The man who said:
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is really a large matter — it's the difference between a lightning bug and the lightning.
and advised youth:
Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any.
is featured in Time.
While you're reading, check out his page at Wikiquote.
"Immersion in the life of the world, a willingness to be inhabited by and to speak for others, including those beyond the realm of the human, these are the practices not just of the bodhisattva but of the writer." --Jane Hirshfield