It is the man who all his life has been self-convicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence.
("Light in August")
More Quotes from William Faulkner:It was only as he put his hand on the door that he became aware of complete silence beyond it, a silence which he at eighteen knew that it would take more than one person to make.
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
In my time I have seen truth that was anything under the sun but just, and I have seen justice using tools and instruments I wouldn't want to touch with a 10-foot fence rail.
Mississippi begins in a lobby of a Memphis, Tennessee hotel and extends south to the Gulf of Mexico
I feel like a wet seed wild in the hot blind earth.
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