Arnold Bennett Quotes

Arnold Bennett Quotes: Only a very gifted mind could cope singly with all the problems which present themselves in the perfecting of a home.
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Arnold Bennett Quote: I don't read my reviews, I measure them.
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Quotes about Arnold Bennett: I ought to reflect again and again, and yet again, that the beings that I have to steer are just as inevitable in the scheme of evolution as I am myself; have just as much right to be themselves as I am entitled to; and they all deserve from me as much sympathy as I give to myself.
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Quote about Arnold Bennett: I know people who read and read, and for all the good it does them, they might as well cut bread and butter. Unless you give at least 45 minutes of careful, fatiguing reflection upon what you are reading, your minutes are chiefly wasted.
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Arnold Bennett Sayings: To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
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Arnold Bennett Saying: The saxophone is the embodied spirit of beer.
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Sayings about Arnold Bennett: We need a sense of the value of time - that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities.
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Saying about Arnold Bennett: Every scene, even the commonest, is wonderful, if only one can detach oneself, casting off all memory of use and custom, and behold it (as it were) for the first time; in its right, authentic colors; without making comparisons. Cherish and burnish this faculty of seeing crudely, simply, artlessly, ignorantly; of seeing like a baby or a lunatic, who lives each moment by itself and tarnishes by the present no remembrance of the past.
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Arnold Bennett Quotes: Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others.
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Arnold Bennett Quote: At moments we are all artists.
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