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    "It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry."
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    E.M. Forster Quotes

    British novelist
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    Quotes by E.M. Forster

    • But the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable.
    • 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.
    • Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - beautiful?
      "A Room with a View"
    • Pathos, piety, courage, -- they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.
      A Passage to India, 1924
    • I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
      as a small child
    • Life is indeed dangerous, but not in the way morality would have us believe. It is indeed unmanageable, but the essence of it is not a battle. It is unmanageable because it is a romance, and its essence is romantic beauty.
      Howards End
    • If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
      Two Cheers for Democracy, 1951
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