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E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970)
British novelist [more author details]
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But the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable.
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E. M. Forster
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.
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E. M. Forster
Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - beautiful?
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E. M. Forster, "A Room with a View"
Pathos, piety, courage, they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.
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E. M. Forster, A Passage to India, 1924
I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
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E. M. Forster, as a small child
Life is indeed dangerous, but not in the way morality would have us believe. It is indeed unmanageable, but the essence of it is not a battle. It is unmanageable because it is a romance, and its essence is romantic beauty.
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E. M. Forster, Howards End
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
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E. M. Forster, Two Cheers for Democracy, 1951

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