"One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."E. M. Forster on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."E. M. Forster on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."E. M. Forster on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."E. M. Forster on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."E. M. Forster on Golda Meir
"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."