Arnold Bennett quotes

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Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have ...
The traveller, however virginal and enthusiastic, does not enjoy an unbroken ecstasy. He has periods of gloom, periods when he ask ...
To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where prev ...
There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the co ...
Because her instinct has told her, or because she has been reliably informed, the faded virgin knows that the supreme joys are not ...
Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make o ...
Essential characteristic of the really great novelist: a Christ-like, all-embracing compassion.
There was a young man of Montrose
Who had pockets in none of his clothes.
'Darling, I pay through the nose.'
Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it.
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