【Top 32】E. M. Forster Quotes

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1.    To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.    —   E. M. Forster
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2.    Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don’t believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art’s sake.    —   E. M. Forster
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3.    History develops, art stands still.    —   E. M. Forster
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4.    The sadness of the incomplete, the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art.    —   E. M. Forster
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5.    The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.    —   E. M. Forster
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6.    Nonsense and beauty have close connections.    —   E. M. Forster
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7.    Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due – she reminds us too much of a prima donna.    —   E. M. Forster
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8.    Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.    —   E. M. Forster
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9.    The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.    —   E. M. Forster
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10.    People have their own deaths as well as their own lives, and even if there is nothing beyond death, we shall differ in our nothingness.    —   E. M. Forster
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11.    Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.    —   E. M. Forster
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12.    I am so used to seeing the sort of play which deals with one man and two women. They do not leave me with the feeling I have made a full theatrical meal they do not give me the experience of the multiplicity of life.    —   E. M. Forster
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13.    The historian must have some conception of how men who are not historians behave. Otherwise he will move in a world of the dead. He can only gain that conception through personal experience, and he can only use his personal experiences when he is a genius.    —   E. M. Forster
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14.    Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch.    —   E. M. Forster
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15.    I have no mystic faith in the people. I have in the individual.    —   E. M. Forster
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16.    We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.    —   E. M. Forster
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17.    Only people who have been allowed to practise freedom can have the grown-up look in their eyes.    —   E. M. Forster
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18.    What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?    —   E. M. Forster
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19.    What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.    —   E. M. Forster
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20.    I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.    —   E. M. Forster
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21.    If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.    —   E. M. Forster
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22.    We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.    —   E. M. Forster
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23.    Love is always being given where it is not required.    —   E. M. Forster
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24.    I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.    —   E. M. Forster
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25.    One of the evils of money is that it tempts us to look at it rather than at the things that it buys.    —   E. M. Forster
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26.    England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.    —   E. M. Forster
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27.    A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.    —   E. M. Forster
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28.    The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can’t touch.    —   E. M. Forster
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29.    The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal.    —   E. M. Forster
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30.    One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.    —   E. M. Forster
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31.    One is certain of nothing but the truth of one’s own emotions.    —   E. M. Forster
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32.    Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration.    —   E. M. Forster
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