A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake, and behind the facade every type of dubiousness. (Chicago)
Edward Morgan Forster Quotes
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
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 gone ourselves.
Ideas are fatal to caste.
So Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
So, Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think, creation’s.
Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think creation’s.
I do like Christmas on the whole – In its clumsy way, it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year.
We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.