Quotations by Author

E.M. Forster

People who cannot get interested in the variety of life, and cannot make up their own minds, get discontented over this, and they long for a hero to bow down before and to follow blindly.

In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people. Personal relations are the important thing for ever and ever and not this outer life of telegrams and anger.

He had lost the precocious clearness of the child which transfigures and explains the universe, offering answers of miraculous insight and beauty.

No argument ever touched her, because she was tenderness, who reconciles present with past.

Nothing's the same for anyone. That's why life's this Hell, if you do a thing you're damned, and if you don't you're damned-

If God could tell the story of the Universe, the Universe would become fictitious.

A humanist has four leading characteristics — curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.