E.m. Forster Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old E.m. Forster quotes, E.m. Forster sayings, and E.m. Forster proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E.M. Forster
Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch. E.M. Forster
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote. E.M. Forster
Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration. E.M. Forster
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race. E.M. Forster
In Rome one had simply to sit still and feel. E.M. Forster
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E.M. Forster
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E.M. Forster
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. E.M. Forster
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man. E.M. Forster
The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal. E.M. Forster
Like all gossip—it's merely one of those half-alive things that try to crowd out real life. E.M. Forster
Love is always being given where it is not required. E.M. Forster
It isn't possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal. E.M. Forster
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster
Of all means to regeneration Remorse is surely the most wasteful. It cuts away healthy tissue with the poisoned. It is a knife that probes far deeper than the evil. E.M. Forster
Nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge in something else. E.M. Forster
Nonsense and beauty have close connections. E.M. Forster
You must marry, or your life will be wasted. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you...When I think what life is, and how seldom love is answered by love— Marry him; it is one of the moments for which the world was made. E.M. Forster