E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster

English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist

Lived from: 1879-1970

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: E. M. Forster

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    How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?
    Source: Aspects of the Novel (1927) Ch. 5
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    I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.
    Source: Two Cheers for Democracy (1951) A Book That Influenced Me
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    It is so difficult – at least, I find it difficult – to understand people who speak the truth.
    Source: A Room with a View (1908) Ch. 1
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    There's nothing like a debate to teach one quickness.
    Source: Howards End (1910) Ch. 15
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