I never promise a woman anything nor let her know what I'm going to give her. That's the only way to manage them. Always keep them guessing.
More Quotes from William Faulkner:He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others just a shape to fill a lack that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear.
Home again, his native land he was born of it and his bones will sleep in it . . .
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.
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
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.
It is assumed that anyone who makes a million dollars has a unique gift, though he might have made it off some useless gadget.
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And I have to tell you as a grandmother, I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going to be paying for all the spending, including military spending, that has gone on and the tax cuts that have come through.