William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Quotes and Inspiration

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed.”
“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
“A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences.”
“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.”
“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”
“Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.”

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