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- That was when I learned that words are no good; that words dont ever fit even what they are trying to say at. When he was born I knew that motherhood was invented by someone who had to have a word for it because the ones that had the children didn't care whether there was a word for it or not. I knew that fear was invented by someone that had never had the fear; pride, who never had the pride.
(William Faulkner, "As I Lay Dying")
- She has no mother because fatherblood hates with love and pride, but motherblood with hate loves and cohabits.
(William Faulkner, "Light in August")
- It's not when you realise that nothing can help you - religion, pride, anything - it's when you realise that you don't need any aid.
(William Faulkner, "The Sound and the Fury")
- Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written.
- It's not when you realize that nothing can help you religion, pride, anything it's when you realize that you don't need any aid.