Matthew Arnold Quotes
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Not deep the Poet sees, but wide.
Journalism is literature in a hurry.
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
Poetry is at bottom a criticism of life.
With women, the heart argues, not the mind.
The same heart beats in every human breast.
Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.
Bald as the bare mountaintops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself loses his misery.
Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery.
Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.
The seeds of godlike power are in us still: Gods we are, bards, saints, heroes, if we will!
Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and widely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance.
His expression may often be called bald...but it is bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.
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 acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.
Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.
I am bound by my own definition of criticism: a disinterested endeavor to learn and propagate the best that is known and thought in the world.
Culture is then properly described not as having its origin in curiosity, but as having its origin in the love of perfection. It is a study in perfection.
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.
Religion, if we follow the intention of human thought and language, is ethics heightened, enkindled, lit up by feeling; the passage from morality is made, when to morality is applied emotion, And the true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.