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William Faulkner on what a writer would sacrifice for a good poem — Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

William Faulkner

The artist’s only responsibility is his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one…. If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is worth any number of old ladies. – William Faulkner

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2 comments on “William Faulkner on what a writer would sacrifice for a good poem — Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

  1. philipparees
    August 31, 2014

    Apposite au jourdhui. As one deep in a fictional memoir I can slaughter now with impunity!

  2. A Teenage Poet
    September 8, 2014

    I love this XD maybe I can justify my lack of social interaction…

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