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Arnold Bennett

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A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.

— Arnold Bennett

#cause #champagne #heels #high #high heels

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.

— Arnold Bennett

#easier #go #hill #than #top

The proper, wise balancing of one's whole life may depend upon the feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour.

— Arnold Bennett

#live-in-the-moment #live-life #tea #time #time-passing

Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate.

— Arnold Bennett


It is difficult to make a reputation, but is even more difficult seriously to mar a reputation once properly made --- so faithful is the public.

— Arnold Bennett

#gossip #reputation #faith

There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.

— Arnold Bennett

#aware #brain #cognition #emotion #experience

We shall never have more time. We have, and always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until tomorrow. Keep going... Concentrate on something useful.

— Arnold Bennett

#concentrate #even #going #had #keep

Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.

— Arnold Bennett

#jolly #opinion #strange #strange world #well

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened.

— Arnold Bennett

#behave #had #happened #matter #nothing

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.

— Arnold Bennett

#best #best way #divide #into #need

About Arnold Bennett

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Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street London on 27 March 1931 after returning from a visit to France. After a visit to America in 1911 where he had been publicized and acclaimed as no other visiting writer since Dickens he returned to England where Old Wives' Tale was reappraised and hailed as a masterpiece. As well as the novels much of Bennett's non-fiction work has stood the test of time.

He is best known as a novelist but he also worked in other fields such as journalism propaganda and film. Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer.

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