If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoevski, all of us.
Quote by William Faulkner
William Faulkner Quotes
Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain
No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man
It wasn't until the Nobel Prize that they really thawed out. They couldn't understand my...
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call...
I don't think anybody can teach anybody anything. I think that you learn it, but...
Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.
The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in...
The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books, . . . Perhaps it could...
Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that...
The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch...
Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept...
Man will not merely endure; he will prevail.
I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon...
I feel like a wet seed wild in the hot blind earth.
If I were reincarnated, I'd want to come back a buzzard. Nothing hates him or...
Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.
The scattered tea goes with the leaves and every day a sunset dies.