William Faulkner

"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"This is a free country. Folks have a right to send me letters, and I have a right not to read them."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"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."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"No one is without Christianity [...] Whatever its symbol - cross or crescent or whatever - that symbol is man's reminder of his duty inside the human race."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An artist is a creature driven by demons. He don't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)