Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards.
Quote by E M Forster
E M Forster Quotes
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...
I am certainly an ought and not a must.
The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink.
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...
What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if...
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a...
It is the vice of a vulgar mind to be thrilled by bigness.
Oxford is Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth, like Cambridge. Perhaps it wants its...
I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be...
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humor.
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are...
Love is always being given where it is not required.
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
I have been racking my brains and can find no reply [to] this very reasonable...
Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvellous than the land.
Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must...
One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children...
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it.