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E. M. Forster



    To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.

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    Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch.

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    The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

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    I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.

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    A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.

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    Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration.

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    Money pads the edges of things . . .

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    Away she hurried, not beautiful, not supremely brilliant, but filled with something that took the place of both qualities -- something best described as a profound vivacity, a continual and sincere response to all that she encountered in her path through life.

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