So, Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism
Quote by E M Forster
Be soft, even if you stand to get squashed.
The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to...
England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.
Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.
Ideas are fatal to caste.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...
It is my fate and perhaps my temperament to sign agreements with fools.
It is the vice of a vulgar mind to be thrilled by bigness.
The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society...
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to...
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
Unless we remember we cannot understand.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humor.
Only people who have been allowed to practise freedom can have the grown-up look in...
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my...
Reverence is fatal to literature.
For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are...
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it...
The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can't touch.
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem...