I have been racking my brains and can find no reply [to] this very reasonable question. I can only suggest that the fictional part of me dried up.
Quote by E M Forster
The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can't touch.
Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards.
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
So, Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits...
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
Nonsense and beauty have close connections.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...
We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear...
Only people who have been allowed to practise freedom can have the grown-up look in...
Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.
Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
Love is always being given where it is not required.
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a...
Be soft, even if you stand to get squashed.
We are all like Scheherazade's husband, in that we want to know what happens next.
The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know...
America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for....
I never could get on with representative individuals but people who existed on their own...
The historian must have some conception of how men who are not historians behave. Otherwise...