Home again, his native land he was born of it and his bones will sleep in it . . .
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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.
Nicknames are vulgar. Only common people use them.
A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.
The Swiss are not a people so much as a neat, clean, quite solvent business
To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi.
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