Really the writer doesn't want success.... He knows he has a short span of life, that the day will come when he must pass through the wall of oblivion, and he wants to leave a scratch on that wall Kilroy was here that somebody a hundred, or a thousand years later will see.
More Quotes from William Faulkner:Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it... the basest of all things is to be afraid.
The past is never dead. It's not even past.
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.
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
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.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
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We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I think Shakespeare had a lot to contribute with his understanding of the human condition.
I'll find places to grab as I walk and talk, sometimes even walking backwards because I have more control that way. People have no idea that I'm doing this.