Quotes from “A Room with a View” by E. M. Forster

Maria
Mariahas quoted2 years ago
Any one can find places, but the finding of people is a gift from God.
dragonpinkie8268
dragonpinkie8268has quoted4 years ago
don't mean by that that he has bad manners--and he will not keep his opinions to himself
dragonpinkie8268
dragonpinkie8268has quoted4 years ago
I was hoping that he was nice; I do so always hope that people will be nice."
Natalia Sedova
Natalia Sedovahas quoted25 days ago
ini­quit­ous
Natalia Sedova
Natalia Sedovahas quotedlast month
sup­plic­a­tion
Natalia Sedova
Natalia Sedovahas quotedlast month
com­mend­able
buzao
buzaohas quoted3 months ago
tact­ful al­lu­sion.

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namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
foun­tain plashed
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
who seemed im­pudent and de­s­oeuvre
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
into the fray her­self she would be first cen­sured, then des­pised, and fi­nally ig­nored. Poems had been writ­ten to il­lus­trate this point
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
It was not that ladies were in­ferior to men; it was that they were dif­fer­ent. Their mis­sion was to in­spire oth­ers to achieve­ment rather than to achieve them­selves. In­dir­ectly, by means of tact and a spot­less name, a lady could ac­com­plish much
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
The Itali­ans are a most un­pleas­ant people. They pry every­where, they see everything, and they know what we want be­fore we know it ourselves. We are at their mercy
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
but Miss Bart­lett might re­veal un­known depths of strange­ness, though not per­haps, of mean­ing.
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted7 months ago
Like every true per­former, she was in­tox­ic­ated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fin­gers caress­ing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her de­sire
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
He has the merit—if it is one—of say­ing ex­actly what he means
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
cur­tains which smote one in the face, and seemed heavy with more than cloth
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
I revel in shak­ing off the tram­mels of re­spect­ab­il­ity, as you know
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
That place is too sweetly squalid for words
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
vel­lum blot­ter
namenotblank
namenotblankhas quoted8 months ago
“I am so glad to see you,” said the girl, who was in a state of spir­itual star­va­tion, and would have been glad to see the waiter if her cousin had per­mit­ted it.
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