Matthew Arnold Quotes

Journalism is literature in a hurry.

Matthew Arnold

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.

Matthew Arnold

Journalism is literature in a hurry.

Matthew Arnold

Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.

Matthew Arnold

One thing only has been lent to youth and age in common - discontent.

Matthew Arnold

The eternal not ourselves that makes for righteousness.

Matthew Arnold

Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world

Matthew Arnold

Men of culture are the true apostles of equality.

Matthew Arnold

Culture is both an intellectual phenomenon and a moral one.

Matthew Arnold

Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things

Matthew Arnold

Culture is the passion for sweetness and light, and (what is more) the passion for making them prevail.

Matthew Arnold

Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.

Matthew Arnold

But there remains the question: what righteousness really is. The method and secret and sweet reasonableness of Jesus.

Matthew Arnold

Nations are not truly great solely because the individuals composing them are numerous, free, and active; but they are great when these numbers, this freedom, and this activity are employed in the service of an ideal higher than that of an ordinary man, taken by himself.

Matthew Arnold

Truth sits upon the lips of dying men, And falsehood, while I lived, was far from mine.

Matthew Arnold

Her cabind, ample Spirit, It flutterd and faild for breath. To-night it doth inherit The vasty Hall of Death.

Matthew Arnold
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