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E. M. Forster
(1879-1970) born on
Jan 01
English novelist. He wrote of British/Indian and middle class conflicts in "A Passage to India," 1924 and "A Room With A View," 1908.
         
   
F
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.

R
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.
A
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.
N
There lies at the back of every creed something terrible and hard for which the worshipper may one day be required to suffer.
K
Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Observer," 'Sayings of the Week', 7 Oct 1951.
R: "Howards End," Ch. 5, 1910.
A: "Art for Art's sake."
N: "Two Cheers for Democracy," "What I Believe" (1951).
K: "Two Cheers for Democracy," "Tolerance" (1951).
   


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