Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words? He thinks I don't know the ten-dollar words. I know them all right. But there are older and simpler and better words, and those are the ones I use.
I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.
There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together
The emotions aren't always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
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