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William Faulkner Quotes

William Faulkner Quote: “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
William Faulkner Quote: “History is not was, it is.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Don’t bother just to be better than others. Try to be better than yourself.”
William Faulkner Quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
William Faulkner Quote: “You don’t love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults.”
William Faulkner Quote: “The only thing worth writing about is the human heart in conflict with itself.”
William Faulkner Quote: “In writing, you must kill all your darlings.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Try to be better than yourself.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.”
William Faulkner Quote: “To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi.”
William Faulkner Quote: “If a story is in you, it has to come out.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Read, read read. Read everything.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Don’t do what you can do – try what you can’t do.”
William Faulkner Quote: “You have to write badly in order to write well.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything good.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Perhaps they were right putting love into books. Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Writing a first draft is like trying to build a house in a strong wind.”
William Faulkner Quote: “If happy I can be I will, if suffer I must I can.”
William Faulkner Quote: “I never know what I think about something until I read what I’ve written on it.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Our most treasured family heirloom are our sweet family memories. The past is never dead, it is not even past.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Civilization begins with distillation.”
William Faulkner Quote: “If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoyevsky, all of us.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Between grief and nothing, I will take grief.”
William Faulkner Quote: “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”
William Faulkner Quote: “People need trouble – a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it.”
William Faulkner Quote: “You must always know the past, for there is no real Was, there is only Is.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Only when the clock stops does time come to life.”
William Faulkner Quote: “How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”
William Faulkner Quote: “A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Teach yourself by your own mistakes; people learn only by error.”
William Faulkner Quote: “The saddest thing about love, Joe, is that not only the love cannot last forever, but even the heartbreak is soon forgotten.”
William Faulkner Quote: “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 Quote: “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar...”
William Faulkner Quote: “It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday’s omissions and regrets.”
William Faulkner Quote: “It is the writer’s privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart.”
William Faulkner Quote: “A man is the sum of his misfortunes.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Now she hates me. I have taught her that, at least.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Caddy smelled like trees.”
William Faulkner Quote: “My mother is a fish.”
William Faulkner Quote: “I’m a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing at that, only then does he take up novel writing.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Memory believes before knowing remembers.”
William Faulkner Quote: “A fellow gets to thinking. About all the sorrow and afflictions in this world; how it’s liable to strike anywhere, like lightning.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.”
William Faulkner Quote: “Your illusions are a part of you like your bones and flesh and memory.”
William Faulkner Quote: “A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.”
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