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“The past is never dead. It's not even past.”
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun
“Menfolks listens to somebody because of what he says. Women don't. They don't care what he said. They listens because of what he is.”
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun
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“Government was founded on the working premiss of being primarily an asylum for ineptitude and indigence.”
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun
“The destiny of the land, the nation, the South, the State, the County, was already whirling into the plunge of its precipice, not that the State and the South knew it, because the first seconds of fall always seem like soar.”
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun
“People. They're really innately, inherently gentle and compassionate and kind. That's what wrings, wrenches...something. Your entrails, maybe. The member of the mob who holds up the whole ceremony for seconds or even minutes while he dislodges a family of bugs or lizards from the log he is about to put on the fire.”
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun

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