"Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."E. M. Forster on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."E. M. Forster on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."E. M. Forster on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."E. M. Forster on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."E. M. Forster on Helen Keller
"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."
"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."
"History develops, art stands still."
"The sadness of the incomplete, the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art."
"The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists."