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William Faulkner Quotes


90 William Faulkner quotes:



"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction."
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"I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail."
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"The past is never forgotten; it's never even past"
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"Only vegetables are happy"
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"The artist is of no importance. Only what he creates is important, since there is nothing new to be said. Shakespeare, Balzac, Homer have all written about the same things, and if they had lived one thousand or two thousand years longer, the publishers wouldn't have needed anyone since."
"I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance."
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"In my time I have seen truth that was anything under the sun but just, and I have seen justice using tools and instruments I wouldn't want to touch with a 10-foot fence rail."
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"I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem with decency and selfrespect and whatever courage is demanded, is to know where you yourself stand. That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from."
"The most beautiful description of a woman is by understatement"
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"I've got to feel the pencil and see the words at the end of the pencil."
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"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary"
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"The salvation of the world is in man's suffering"
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"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."
"The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in."
"The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey."
"To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi."
"We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid."
"My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky."
"A gentleman can live through anything."
"The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews."



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