Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
Quote by E M Forster
I am certainly an ought and not a must.
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions.
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it.
The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme.
One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children...
There is something majestic in the bad taste of Italy.
I have only got down on to paper, really, three types of people: the person...
America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for....
Reverence is fatal to literature.
So, Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits...
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
Nonsense and beauty have close connections.
Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink.
Love is always being given where it is not required.
But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to...
Ideas are fatal to caste.