"I don't think that I would make any generalization about an opinion of women—and I'm inclined to think that every young man should know one old women, that they can talk more sense—they'd be good for any young man—well, an old aunt, or and old school teacher, just to listen to."
Excerpted from Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner, 1926–1962
, Edited by James B. Meriwether and Michael Millgate.
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