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

Are ye too changed, ye hills? See, tis no foot of unfamiliar men> Tonight from Oxford up your pathway strays! Here came I often, often, in old days; Thyrsis and I; we still had Thyrsis then.

Matthew Arnold

Still nursing the unconquerable hope, Still clutching the inviolable shade, With a free, onward impulse brushing through, By night, the silverd branches of the glade.

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

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

Matthew Arnold

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

Matthew Arnold
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