I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
More Quotes from William Faulkner:Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.
I could just remember how my father used to say that the reason for living was to get ready to stay dead a long time.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
Between grief and nothing I will take grief.
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
I decline to accept the end of man.
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