A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.
More Quotes from William Faulkner:Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it.
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.
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.
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.
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