Henry James quotes

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Happy you poets who can be present and so present by a simple flicker of your genius, and not, like the clumsier race, have to lay ...
The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield ...
He is outside of everything, and alien everywhere. He is an aesthetic solitary. His beautiful, light imagination is the wing that ...
We work in the dark--we do what we can--we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is th ...
In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives.
There are moods in which one feels the impulse to enter a tacit protest against too gross an appetite for pure aesthetics in this ...
To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him.
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
She had an unequalled gift ... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most a ...
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