Oct 24, 2010

The Quote Shelf

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Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

People need trouble: a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do; I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance.
-- William Faulkner

1 comment:

unmitigated me said...

Smart man, that Faulkner. At least his quotes are less inscrutable than his writing...

Heh. Word verification is "terse."