Howards End Movie Quotes

* “… life is sometimes life and sometimes only a drama…”
– “Margaret Schlegel” from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 1

* “…railway termini. They are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return.”
– from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 2

* “…those who prepare for all emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy.”
– “Margaret Schlegel” from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 7

* “… he would not gain his soul until he had gained a little of the world.“
– “Margaret Schlegel” from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 15

* “The more people one knows, the easier it becomes to replace them. It’s one of the curses of London.”
– “Margaret Schlegel” from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 15

* “Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him.“
– “Helen Schlegel” from “Howards End”, by E.M. Forster, Ch. 27

* “The trees reared in mighty columns, their tops still radiant in sunlight which, spilling downward through the wealth of leaves, dissolved at last in the darkness of the mossy earth. The color slowly faded from out of the flowers, but their scent lingered to honey the air he breathed.”
– “Leonard Bast” from “Howards End”

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