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10 Famous Quotes by Edward M. Forster

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.

Vulgarity Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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The most successful career must show a waste of strength that might have removed mountains, and the most unsuccessful is not that of the man who is taken unprepared, but of him who has prepared and is never taken. On a tragedy of that kind our national morality is duly silent.

Politics / government Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Our life on earth is, and ought to be, material and carnal. But we have not yet learned to manage our materialism and carnality properly; they are still entangled with the desire for ownership.

Appearance Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Ideas are fatal to caste.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Unless we remember we cannot understand.

Memory Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Lord I disbelieve -- help thou my unbelief.

Negativity Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.

Negativity Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London.

Relationships Quotes, by Edward M. Forster

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