William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Full Name: William Cuthbert Faulkner
Birth Name: William Cuthbert Falkner

Born: September 25, 1897
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, U.S.A.
Died: July 6, 1962

Occupation: Author and Poet
Profile: Awarded the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of the finest American novelists of the 20th century.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Faulkner
Number of Quotes: 2

A man shouldn't fool with booze until he's fifty; then he's a damn fool if he doesn't.

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

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