"I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."E. M. Forster on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."E. M. Forster on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."E. M. Forster on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."E. M. Forster on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."E. M. Forster on Dalai Lama
"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."