William Faulkner

William Faulkner

American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi
That's the one trouble with this country: everything, weather, all, hangs on too long. Like our rivers, our land: opaque, slow, violent; shaping and creating the life of man in its implacable and brooding image.More William Faulkner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our freedom must be buttressed by a homogeny equally and unchallengeably free, no matter what color they are, so that all the other inimical forces everywhere -- systems political or religious or racial or national -- will not just respect us because we practice freedom, they will fear us because we do.More William Faulkner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't be 'a writer'. Be writing.More William Faulkner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When ideas come, I write them; when they don't come, I don't.More William Faulkner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
. . .in August in Mississippi there’s a few days somewhere about the middle of the month when suddenly there’s a foretaste of fall, it’s cool, there’s a lambence, a soft, a luminous quality to the light, as though it came not from just today but from back in the old classic times. It might have fauns and satyrs and the gods and---from Greece, from Olympus in it somewhere. It lasts just for a day or two, then it’s gone. . .the title reminded me of that time, of a luminosity older than our Christian civilizatioMore William Faulkner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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