He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him.
My assignment is what every writer's assignment is: tell the truth of his own time.
Faulkner turned out to be a great teacher. When a student asked a question...
Tell the truth work hard and come to dinner on time.