I shall not die young, for I am already near seventy: I may die old.
I believe absolutely in love being the central motive force of the universe.
If I live for another ten years I shall probably have written all that I want to write.
On that other novels followed: but I still wrote fairy tales and dreamy poems of another world.
I still think that if the human race, or even one nation, could only get right about its God the rest would follow.
For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own.
My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together.
Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers.
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all.
It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not to be medieval in its treatment.