If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
Quote by E M Forster
The king died and then the queen died is a story. The king died, and...
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Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my...
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History develops, art stands still.
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and...
It is my fate and perhaps my temperament to sign agreements with fools.
Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.
Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvellous than the land.
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
I am so used to seeing the sort of play which deals with one man...
I never could get on with representative individuals but people who existed on their own...
I'm a holy man minus the holiness.
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it...
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.
We are all like Scheherazade's husband, in that we want to know what happens next.