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William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (/?f??lkn?r/, September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays, and screenplays. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life.

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You should approach Joyce's Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: ...

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The artist is of no importance. Only what he creates is important, since there is nothing new to be ...

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Read, read, read. Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just lik ...

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The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's t ...

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...surely there is something in madness, even the demoniac, which Satan flees, aghast at his own han ...

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Don't bother just to be better than others. Try to be better than yourself.

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We shall not kill and maybe next time we even won't.

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Civilization begins with distillation

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Knowing not grieving remembers a thousand savage and lonely streets.

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Marriage is long enough to have plenty of room for time behind it.

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Don Quixote ? I read that every year, as some do the Bible.

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Listen to the voices.

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Riches is nothing in the face of the Lord, for He can see into the heart.

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Meet Mrs. Bundren

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So the only environment the artist needs is whatever peace, whatever solitude, and whatever pleasure ...

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