William Faulkner Quotes

William Faulkner

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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.

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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.

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Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.

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Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.

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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.

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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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