Quotes with flow
The evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy. The people do not want virtue, but are the dupes of pretended patriots.
Constitutional Convention, May 31, 1787
It's a "hits" economy where resources flow to those that show some life. If a new novel, new product, or new service begins to succeed it is fed more; if it falters its left to wither.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
Don't go into great detail describing places and things. Unless you're Margaret Atwood and can paint scenes with language or write landscapes in the style of Jim Harrison. But even if you're good at it, you don't want descriptions that bring the action, the flow of the story, to a standstill.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)