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Quotes by William Faulkner

Writing is one-third imagination, one-third experience, and one third observation.
– William Faulkner

A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.
– William Faulkner

Most men are a little better than their circumstances give them a chance to be.
– William Faulkner

Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.
– William Faulkner

The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past.
– William Faulkner

And he was not old enough to talk and say nothing at the same time.
– William Faulkner

The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.
-William Faulkner

We have all heard what we wanted to hear! Truth that sounds right to our ears!
– William Faulkner

Between grief and nothing, I will take grief.
– William Faulkner

Love in the young requires as little of hope as of desire to feed upon.
– William Faulkner

Poets are almost always wrong about facts. That’s because they are not really interested in facts: only in truth.
– William Faulkner

Facts and truth really don’t have much to do with each other.
– William Faulkner

She loved him not only in spite of but because he himself was incapable of love.
– William Faulkner

 

Your illusions are a part of you like your bones and flesh and memory.
– William Faulkner

Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything good.
– William Faulkner

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