Expansion. That is the idea the novelist must cling to. Not completion. Not rounding off, but opening out.
E. M. Forster
By the side of the everlasting Why there is a Yes--a transitory Yes if you like, but a Yes.
At Oxford he learned that the importance of human beings has been vastly over rated by specialists.
I do like Christmas on the whole.... In its clumsy way, it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year.
Lucy was slow to follow what people said, but quick enough to detect what they meant. She missed Cecil's epigram, but grasped the feeling that prompted it.
All men are equal - all men, that is, who possess umbrellas.