I decline to accept the end of man.
More Quotes from William Faulkner:If we Americans are to survive it will have to be because we choose and elect and defend to be first of all Americans to present to the world one homogeneous and unbroken front, whether of white Americans or black ones or purple or blue or green. . . . If we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when we must murder children, no matter for what reason or what color, we don't deserve to survive, and probably won't.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
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.
They will endure. They are better than we are. Stronger than we are. Their vices are vices aped from white men or that white men and bondage have taught them improvidence and intemperance and evasion -- not laziness evasion of what white men had set them to, not for their aggrandizement or even comfort but his own.
Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder.
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Nothing lasts forever - not even your troubles.
Arnold H. Glasgow