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Matthew Arnold

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Life is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.

— Matthew Arnold


Come to me in my dreams, and then By day I shall be well again. For then the night will more than pay The hopeless longing of the day.

— Matthew Arnold

#love #love-story #reality #dreams

We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I do not know.

— Matthew Arnold


Alas, is even Love too weak to unlock the heart and let it speak? Are even lovers powerless to reveal To one another what indeed they feel?

— Matthew Arnold

#love #lovers #the-buried-life #life

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.

— Matthew Arnold

#evidence #exaggerate #human #human mind #impossible

Journalism is literature in a hurry.

— Matthew Arnold

#journalism #literature

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

— Matthew Arnold

#enlarged #faithfully #gifts #higher #know

Spare me the whispering, crowded room, the friends who come and gape and go, the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous show.

— Matthew Arnold

#come #crowded #death #friends #gloom

Greatness is a spiritual condition.

— Matthew Arnold

#greatness #spiritual

Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.

— Matthew Arnold

#himself #his #know #loses #misery

About Matthew Arnold

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Did you know about Matthew Arnold?

He was the son of Thomas Arnold the famed headmaster of Rugby School and brother to both Tom Arnold literary professor and William Delafield Arnold novelist and colonial administrator. Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) was a British poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools.

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