A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
Quote by E M Forster
E M Forster Quotes
The sadness of the incomplete, the sadness that is often Life, but should never be...
It is my fate and perhaps my temperament to sign agreements with fools.
So, Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits...
Paganism is infectious, more infectious than diphtheria or piety.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humor.
America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for....
We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.
I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a...
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
I am certainly an ought and not a must.
For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are...
One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions.
If there is on earth a house with many mansions, it is the house of...
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it...
We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be...
I have been racking my brains and can find no reply [to] this very reasonable...
If you don't ask, you don't get.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to...