Quotes 1 till 2 of 2.
English poet 1572-16320
At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
Edward M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-19700
Towns are excrescences, gray fluxions, where men, hurrying to find one another, have lost themselves.