Archive for November 8th, 2012

I feel that this award was not made to me as a man, but to my work — a life’s work in the agony and sweat of the human spirit, not for glory and least of all for profit, but to create out of the materials of the human spirit something which did not exist before.
      —    William Faulkner
From his acceptance speech for the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature
[The above quote is from one of the great speeches of all times.  If you’ve never taken the time to read it in its entirety, you’ve missed one of the gems of the English language.     —     KMAB]

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