Posts Tagged ‘William Faulkner’

Quote of the day, April 21

April 21, 2017

William Faulkner, from Essays, Speeches & Public Letters

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”

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Quote of the day, Jan. 11

January 11, 2014

William Faulkner, on goals (1958)

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. (more…)

Quote of the day, June 21

June 21, 2012

William Faulkner, on history

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

Quote of the day, May 1

April 30, 2012

William Faulkner, on reading

“Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. (more…)

Quote or the day, July 9

July 10, 2011

William Faulkner,  on memory

“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.”