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Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Civilization begins with distillation Civilization begins with distillation William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences. William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: If you are going to write, write about If you are going to write, write about human nature. That is the only thing that doesn't date. William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: It is the man who all his life It is the man who all his life has been self-convicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence. William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: She loved him not only in spite of She loved him not only in spite of but because he himself was incapable of love. William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I will never lie again. I will never lie again. William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By Ken Burns: I subscribe to William Faulkner's' view that history I subscribe to William Faulkner's' view that history is not just about what we were before but who we are now. — Ken Burns
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The quality an artist must have is objectivity The quality an artist must have is objectivity in judging his work, plus the honesty and courage not to kid himself about it. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: And sure enough, even waiting will end ... And sure enough, even waiting will end ... if you can just wait long enough. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: He was as calm as a god who He was as calm as a god who has seen both life and death, and seen nothing of particular importance in either of them. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Life wasn't made to be easy on folks: Life wasn't made to be easy on folks: they wouldn't ever have any reason to be good and die. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: You will find that even injustice is scarcely You will find that even injustice is scarcely worthy of what you believe yourself to be. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: In writing, you must kill all your darlings. In writing, you must kill all your darlings. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: A writer must teach himself that the basest A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: It wasn't until the Nobel Prize that they It wasn't until the Nobel Prize that they really thawed out. They couldn't understand my books, but they could understand $30,000. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I only write when the spirit moves me I only write when the spirit moves me ... and the spirit moves me every day. William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Had Passion and Purity never encountered, Tenderness had Had Passion and Purity never encountered, Tenderness had never come into the world. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Like a fellow running from or toward a Like a fellow running from or toward a gun ain't got time to worry whether the word for what he is doing is courage or cowardice. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Only the peak feels so sound and stable Only the peak feels so sound and stable that the beginning of the falling is hidden for a little while ... — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: You intend to kiss me and yet you You intend to kiss me and yet you are going to all this damn trouble about it. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: We shall not kill and maybe next time We shall not kill and maybe next time we even won't. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Clocks slay time ... time is dead as Clocks slay time ... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The only environment the artist needs is whatever The only environment the artist needs is whatever peace, whatever solitude, and whatever pleasure he can get at not too high a cost. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: War is an episode, a crisis, a fever War is an episode, a crisis, a fever the purpose of which is to rid the body of fever. So the purpose of a war is to end the war. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: If all the businesses in town are run If all the businesses in town are run like country businesses, You are going to have a country town — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I listen to the voices. I listen to the voices. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: If I had not existed, someone else would If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoyevsky, all of us. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I knew that nobody but a luckless man I knew that nobody but a luckless man could ever need a doctor in the face of a cyclone. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Amid the pointing and the horror, the clean Amid the pointing and the horror, the clean flame. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Escaped at last into a world of pure Escaped at last into a world of pure illusion in which, safe from any harm, she moved, lived, from attitude to attitude — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Time is a fluid condition which has no Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people. There is no such thing as was - only is. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The two girls emanated an incorrigible idle inertia. The two girls emanated an incorrigible idle inertia. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: ...Father said you swallow like you had a ...Father said you swallow like you had a fishbone in your throat... — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The listening part is afraid that there may The listening part is afraid that there may not be time to say it. Dewey Dell - As I Lay Dying. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: In writing, you must kill your darlings. In writing, you must kill your darlings. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Just when do men that have different blood Just when do men that have different blood in them stop hating one another? — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: How false the most profound book turns out How false the most profound book turns out to be when applied to life. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The past is never dead. It's not even The past is never dead. It's not even past. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Who gathers the withered rose? Who gathers the withered rose? — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: All of us failed to match our dreams All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: We must be free not because we claim We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Between grief and nothing, I will take grief. Between grief and nothing, I will take grief. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Who owned no property and never desired to Who owned no property and never desired to since the earth was no man's but all men's, as light and air and weather were. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Liquor teaches you to confuse the means with Liquor teaches you to confuse the means with the end — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Marriage is long enough to have plenty of Marriage is long enough to have plenty of room for time behind it. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: This does not matter. This is not anything This does not matter. This is not anything yet. It all depends on what you do with it, afterward. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Get it down. Take chances. It may be Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything good. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By Jean-Luc Godard: Patricia: Do you know William Faulkner?Michel: No. Who's Patricia: Do you know William Faulkner?
Michel: No. Who's he? Have you slept with him? — Jean-Luc Godard
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: There is no such thing as a bad There is no such thing as a bad whisky. Some whiskies just happen to be better than others. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By Candy Crowley: I'd love to have William Faulkner, Beethoven and I'd love to have William Faulkner, Beethoven and Bach over. I want to find out what makes those guys tick! — Candy Crowley
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Because a fellow can see ever now and Because a fellow can see ever now and then that children have more sense than him. But he dont like to admit it to them until they have beards. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Every man has a different idea of what's Every man has a different idea of what's beautiful, and it's best to take the gesture, the shadow of the branch, and let the mind create the tree. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By Ralph Ellison: because what is commonly assumed to be past because what is commonly assumed to be past history is actually as much a part of the living present as William Faulkner insisted. — Ralph Ellison
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: A writer strives to express a universal truth A writer strives to express a universal truth in the way that rings the most bells in the shortest amount of time. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Menfolks listens to somebody because of what he Menfolks listens to somebody because of what he says. Women don't. They don't care what he said. They listens because of what he is. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By Hunter S. Thompson: Gonzo journalism is a style of reporting based Gonzo journalism is a style of reporting based on William Faulkner's idea that the best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism ... — Hunter S. Thompson
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Our most treasured family heirloom are our sweet Our most treasured family heirloom are our sweet family memories. The past is never dead, it is not even past. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I could still see the smoke stack. That's I could still see the smoke stack. That's where the water would be, healing out to the sea and the peaceful grottoes. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The work of the artist is to lift The work of the artist is to lift up people's hearts and help them endure. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: now i can get them teeth now i can get them teeth — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: You have to write badly in order to You have to write badly in order to write well. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: She clung to that which had robbed her, She clung to that which had robbed her, as people do. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: The reason you will not say it is, The reason you will not say it is, when you say it, even to yourself, you will know it is true. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: I draw no petty social lines. A man I draw no petty social lines. A man to me is a man, wherever I find him. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Surely heaven must have something of the color Surely heaven must have something of the color and shape of whatever village or hill or cottage of which the believer says, This is my own. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Ever since then I have believed that God Ever since then I have believed that God is not only a gentleman and a sport; he is a Kentuckian too. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Though children can accept adults as adults, adults Though children can accept adults as adults, adults can never accept children as anything but adults too. — William Faulkner
Faulkner William Quotes By William Faulkner: Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest — William Faulkner