Friday March 16th 2012

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Thought for the Day

“It’s a shame that the only thing a man can do
for eight hours a day is work.
He can’t eat for eight hours;
he can’t drink for eight hours;
he can’t make love for eight hours.
The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.”

~ William Faulkner

*William Cuthbert Faulkner

Born: September 25, 1897 New Albany, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 6, 1962 (age 64) Byhalia, Mississippi, United States

An American writer from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner worked in a variety of media; he wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays during his career. He is primarily known and acclaimed for his novels and short stories, many of which are set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, a setting Faulkner created based on Lafayette County, where he spent most of his childhood.

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