Arnold Bennett Quotes

Arnold Bennett Quotes

The chief beauty about time
is that you cannot waste it in advance.
The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you,
as perfect, as unspoiled,
as if you had never wasted or misapplied
a single moment in all your life.
You can turn over a new leaf every hour
if you choose.

The proper, wise balancing
of one's whole life may depend upon the
feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour.

Money is far commoner than time. When one reflects, one perceives that money is just about the commonest thing there is.

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.

Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate.

You probably think of the orchestra as a heterogeneous mass of instruments
producing a confused agreeable mass
of sound. You do not listen for details because you have never trained your ears to listen to details.

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 cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.

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