William Faulkner Quote

I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind — and that of the minds who suffer the bereavement. The nihilists say it is the end; the fundamentalists, the beginning; when in reality it is no more than a single tenant or family moving out of a tenement or a town.


As I Lay Dying (1930)

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I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind — and that...

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I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind — and that...

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I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind — and that...

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I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind — and that...