From Kentucky Mountain Farm…
Here was the sound of water falling only,
Which is not sound but silence musical
Tumbling forever down the gorge’s wall. 151 more words
Tell ’em anything. But for sweet Jesus’ sake don’t try to improve their minds.
-Robert Penn Warren-
All The King’s Men
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“Maybe the things you want are like cards. You don’t want them for themselves, really, though you think you do. You do want a card because you want the card, but because in a perfectly arbitrary system of rules and values and in a special combination of which you already hold a part the card has meaning” (149).
“History is all explained by geography.”
—Robert Penn Warren, novelist and poet (24 Apr 1905-1989) .