That was when I learned that words are no good; that words dont ever fit even what they are trying to say at. When he was born I knew that motherhood was invented by someone who had to have a word for it because the ones that had the children didn't care whether there was a word for it or not. I knew that fear was invented by someone that had never had the fear; pride, who never had the pride.
("As I Lay Dying")
More Quotes from William Faulkner:It is as though the space between us were time: an irrevocable quality. It is as though time, no longer running straight before us in a diminishing line, now runs parallel between us like a looping string, the distance being the doubling accretion of the thread an not the interval between.
Surely heaven must have something of the color and shape of whatever village or hill or cottage of which the believer says, This is my own.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
I know now that what makes a fool is an inability to take even his own good advice.
The artist is still a little like the old court jester. He's supposed to speak his vicious paradoxes with some sense in them, but he isn't part of whatever the fabric is that makes a nation.
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