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12 Famous Quotes by William Faulkner
9/25/1897 - 7/6/1962
Also Known As:  
William Cuthbert Falkner     William Cuthbert Faulkner     Count No' Count
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I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.

Optimism Quotes, by William Faulkner

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To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.

Equality Quotes, by William Faulkner

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A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Fiction Quotes, by William Faulkner

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There is something about jumping a horse over a fence, something that makes you feel good. Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble. In any event it's a thing I need.

Needs Quotes, by William Faulkner

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Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.

Fact Quotes, by William Faulkner

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People need trouble -- a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do; I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. Only vegetables are happy.

Frustration Quotes, by William Faulkner

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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.

Art and artists Quotes, by William Faulkner

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The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

Dream Quotes, by William Faulkner

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All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.

Dreams Quotes, by William Faulkner

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Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. -William Faulkner.

Selfawareness Quotes, by William Faulkner

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The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.

Suffering Quotes, by William Faulkner

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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.

Time Quotes, by William Faulkner

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