Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.

Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

Profession: Poet
Nationality: British

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It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done.

Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world.

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

But each day brings its petty dust Our soon-chokd souls to fill And we forget because we must And not because we will.

Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.

Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration; and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest and admiration.

Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.

And we forget because we must and not because we will.

The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.

Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.

Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly.