"What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?"
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."E. M. Forster on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."E. M. Forster on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."E. M. Forster on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."E. M. Forster on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."E. M. Forster on Abraham Lincoln
"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."