Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
Edit this quote...

E. M. Forster

Edward Morgan Forster OM, CH (1 January 1879 - 7 June 1970), was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist, and librettist

All E. M. Forster quotes | E. M. Forster Books

★ FAVORITE (0 votes)


Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this E. M. Forster quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


"E. M. Forster Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 8 Oct. 2015. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/51241>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.