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The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.


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A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.
William Faulkner

As long as I live under the capitalistic system I expect to have my life influenced by the demands of moneyed people. But I will be damned if I propose the be at the beck and call of every itinerant scoundrel. . . .
William Faulkner

... no battle is ever won ... they are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and Victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.
William Faulkner

A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
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I feel like a wet seed wild in the hot blind earth.
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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.
William Faulkner

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