The work of the artist is to lift up peoples hearts and help them endure
More Quotes from William Faulkner:I don't think anybody can teach anybody anything. I think that you learn it, but the young writer that is as I say demon-driven and wants to learn and has got to write, he don't know why, he will learn from almost any source that he finds. He will learn from older people who are not writers, he will learn from writers, but he learns it -- you can't teach it.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
Mississippi begins in a lobby of a Memphis, Tennessee hotel and extends south to the Gulf of Mexico
The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.
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