Quotation by William Faulkner

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He don't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. He is completely amoral in that he will rob, borrow, beg, or steal from anybody and everybody to get the work done.
William Faulkner (1897–1962), U.S. novelist. Interview, Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).
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