Matthew Arnold Quotes

- Notable Matthew Arnold Quotes Index -

Born: December 24, 1822, Laleham, Middlesex, England
Birth Country: England
Occupation: Author

1.
Poetry a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
- Matthew Arnold

2.
Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.
- Matthew Arnold

3.
Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
- Matthew Arnold

4.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
- Matthew Arnold

5.
The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
- Matthew Arnold

6.
To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
- Matthew Arnold

7.
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
- Matthew Arnold

8.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
- Matthew Arnold

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