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I am not one of those women who can stand things.

("The Sound and the Fury")


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A gentleman can live through anything.
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When it's a matter of not-do, I reckon a man can trust himself for advice. But when it comes to a matter of doing, I reckon a fellow had better listen to all the advice he can get.
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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.
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I believe in God, God. God, I believe in God.
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He never denied it. He never did anything. He never acted like either a nigger or a white man. That was it. That was what made the folks so mad.
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It is his the poet's, the writer's privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart, by reminding him of the courage and honor and hope and pride and compassion and pity and sacrifice which have been the glory of his past. The poet's voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail. See Poets Writers.
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