Mississippi begins in a lobby of a Memphis, Tennessee hotel and extends south to the Gulf of Mexico
More Quotes from William Faulkner:Between grief and nothing I will take grief.
One of the saddest things is that the only thing that a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours -- all you can do for eight hours is work. Which is the reason why man makes himself and everybody else so miserable and unhappy.
I decline to accept the end of man.
I don't care much for facts, am not much interested in them you can't stand a fact up, you've got to prop it up, and when you move to one side a little and look at it from that angle, it's not thick enough to cast a shadow in that direction.
A gentleman can live through anything.
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
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I like to draw and paint. It is a river to me.
They were all famous and fantastic fellows.