"Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."E. M. Forster on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."E. M. Forster on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."E. M. Forster on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."E. M. Forster on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."E. M. Forster on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."