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I've never managed to get very far with Henry James.
SARAH WATERS
James Garner is like a peaceful river through our chaos.
KALEY CUOCO
I had the idea in my twenties that a writer could immediately become the late Henry James. Henry Jam...
CYNTHIA OZICK
I liked teaching Henry James. When you look down at a Henry James novel from a helicopter height, yo...
HELEN VENDLER
Henry James chews more than he bites off.
I've always loved Dickens. And Henry James. Tolstoy, Dostoevski.
NORMAN ROCKWELL
Patience and Gentleness is Power. - Leigh Hunt (James Henry Leigh Hunt),
LEIGH HUNT (JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT)
The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reig...
PHILIP GUEDALLA
Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
OSCAR WILDE
And it's impossible for me to read Henry James.
NORMAN MACCAIG
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.
WILLIAM FAULKNER
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
OSCAR WILDE
James's critical genius comes out most tellingly in his mastery over, his baffling escape from, Idea...
T.S. ELIOT
I can manage a prose format as long as I keep closer to Laurence Sterne than to Henry James.
DAVID ANTIN
The nearest we have to a Henry James or an Edith Wharton of the East Coast's Wasp upper classes.
CHARLOTTE CURTIS
A trio of reputations lie at the heart of Henry James's 'The Portrait of a Lady.'
TINA BROWN
Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard.
H. L. MENCKEN
Once you've put one of his [Henry James] books down, you simply can't pick it up again.
MARK TWAIN
On a book by Henry James: "Once you put it down, you simply can't pick it up.
MARK TWAIN
Once you've put one of his [Henry James] books down, you simply can't pick it up again.
MARK TWAIN
I write longer sentences than most of the others, maybe because I probably like Henry James more tha...
PETER STRAUB
His experience is broad and deep,
GARY FORSEE
Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep. -King Henry VI. Part II. Act iii. Sc. 1.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
To live in a peaceful home is to experience paradise on earth
SHRI RADHE MAA
... James Bond had very little to do with the navy at all: it was a convenient front. Bond was secre...
HENRY CHANCELLOR
You can’t learn to write in college. It’s a very bad place for writers because the teachers alwa...
RAY BRADBURY
Quiet reflection
is often the mother of deep understanding.
Maintain that peaceful nurse...
TOM ALTHOUSE
My tendencies are much more the Henry James thing, where we sit in silence at the table for three mi...
CLAIRE MESSUD
Journalism consists largely in saying Lord James is dead to people who never knew Lord James was ali...
G. K. CHESTERTON
I have only read very classic traditional English ghost stories, other than Henry James, who wrote s...
SUSAN HILL
forever peaceful and would never be diverted.
HOSSEIN MOUSAVIAN
I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finis...
ANTONIA FRASER
The nearest we have to a Henry James or an Edith Wharton of the East Coast's Wasp upper classes.
CHARLOTTE CURTIS
I could never be James Bond.
KEVIN JAMES
We are Lilies fair, The flower of virgin light; Nature held us forth, and said, "Lo! my...
LEIGH HUNT (JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT)
Henry James and Edith Wharton are huge for me because they gave me a way to understand America while...
CLAIRE MESSUD
James is a junior and that helps having that extra year of experience. He's developed really well fo...
TIM KARSTEN
It was a great learning experience to work with James Stewart.
JULIE ADAMS
The purpose of a man's heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out. James 1:19
BIBLE
The world around us will never be peaceful until we ourselves are at PEACE WITHIN. If we are fightin...
ANGIE KARAN
The king James bible version is like the Catholic church,it's impact never ceases.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
The pseudonymous perpetrator of America's only unsolved airline hijacking [is] a folk hero as shadow...
DAVID GATES
The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be...
KELSANG GYATSO
He is a great artist. He may be the finest artist among American writers since William Faulkner and ...
HAROLD BLOOM
Henry James's later works would have been better had he resisted that curious sort of self-indul...
JOYCE CAROL OATES
James's expedition to Scotland is wholly imaginary, though there appears to have been space for ...
CHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
My interior is very, very dense - Proustian-looking, sort of Henry James. The walls are covered in p...
HAMISH BOWLES
The entire world has an interest in us having a peaceful and pleasant experience in World Cup 2007.
DR PETER PHILLIPS
But he had always believed in fighting for the underdog, against the top dog. He had learned it, not...
JAMES JONES
We are violets blue, For our sweetness found Careless in the mossy shades, Looking on th...
LEIGH HUNT (JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT)
There was a period... when I used to say, with as much ferocity as I could muster, 'I hate Henry...
CYNTHIA OZICK
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. Lawrence J. Peter -Henry Beecher.
HENRY BEECHER
Never test how deep the water is with both feet.
ANONYMOUS
Since I've moved here a Chinese takeaway on the main street has ominiously renamed itself from whate...
OLIVIA SUDJIC
Catherine had never wanted comfort more, and [Henry] looked as if he was aware of it.
JANE AUSTEN
Everything we receive is a gift from Him - the thirty-six delicious foods to eat, cozy beds, cooling...
SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB
Everything we receive is a gift from Him - the thirty-six delicious foods to eat, cozy beds, cooling...
SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops. -Henry B. Adams.
HENRY B. ADAMS
I am not now, and never have been, a girl friend of Henry Kissinger
GLORIA STEINEM
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
You can't learn to write in college. It's a very bad place for writers because the teachers ...
RAY BRADBURY
The distinction between literary and genre fiction is stupid and pernicious. It dates back to a feud...
GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
Mike James is a positive player, ... He's got playoff experience, he's played for some good coaches ...
SAM MITCHELL
Experience is never at bargain price.
ALICE B. TOKLAS
peaceful life is returning.
ALEXANDER YAKOVENKO
Peaceful mind is Masterpiece.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
What I conclude is that religion has nothing to do with experience or reason but with deep and irrat...
RICHARD TAYLOR
Nothing can make the world peaceful, except war. I doubt if war is peaceful though.
EPHDAN
They haven't said it, but let's be clear: I would never have been on the list for James Bond...
TOM HOLLANDER
Never go into venture capital if you want a peaceful life.
GEORGES F. DORIOT
The girls played well and we knew that this wasn't going to be easy. We had a lack of communication ...
JACKIE WAGNER
When out in the world things are never what they seem to be, the world looks so peaceful when lookin...
GARY F EVANS...
Mankind must live in a harmony with one another in order to have a peaceful world.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
We are slumberous poppies, Lords of Lethe downs, Some awake and some asleep, Sleeping in...
LEIGH HUNT (JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT)
George Washington, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Ulysses Grant, Rutherford...
JEFF GREENFIELD
God made bees, and bees made honey, God made man, and man made money, Pride made the devil, an...
WILLIAM COWPER
I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just f...
ANTONIA FRASER
He wanted to be a great architect and design great public buildings. Instead, he was doing a lot of ...
RICHARD WILSON
Any peaceful initiative is beneficial.
DMITRY YAKUSHKIN
I'm just like James Stewart, because I never studied to be an actor.
CHRIS BURKE
Being peaceful is being angel!
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
I didn't go to university; I hardly went to school, but I grew up among people well versed in He...
EMMA TENNANT
I love long sentences. My big heroes of fiction writing are Henry James and Proust - people who reco...
JOHN BURNSIDE
Central depth of purple, Leaves more bright than rose, Who shall tell what brightest thought ...
LEIGH HUNT (JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT)
I see walking bombs on the street
Hearts not beating, but ticking
HENRY ROLLINS
[What about remarks from the actor that he's getting too old to play an immortal vampire who never a...
JOSS WHEDON
Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder
STEPHENIE MEYER
When love is deep, much can be accomplished.
SHINICHI SUZUKI
The combination of the good people that surround him, with the experience that James Packer's had, m...
CRAIG SHEPHERD
The more peaceful you are, the more beautiful your face becomes; the more violent you are, the uglie...
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
It was just very peaceful.
ELLEN OCHOA
As one comes down the Henry Hudson Parkway along the river in the dusk, New York is never real; it i...
ANTHONY BAILEY
I was raised with James Bond. I love James Bond movies. I would love to do a James Bond movie one da...
DENIS VILLENEUVE
Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced.
BARBARA W. TUCHMAN
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too ...
D.H. LAWRENCE
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too ...
D. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
My real name is Keneti James Fitzgerald, but K.J. stands for Keneti James, which is a Samoan name.
KJ APA
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
JOHANN VON SCHILLER
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful
FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER

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HENRY JAMES
I always want to know the things one shouldn't do."
"So as to do them?" asked her aunt.
"S...
HENRY JAMES
Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is insolent and strong; beauty enchanting, but rare; goodness very ...
HENRY JAMES
He was holding his breath so as not to inhale the odor of democracy.
HENRY JAMES
Ideas are, in truth, forces. Infinite, too, is the power of personality. A union of the two always...
HENRY JAMES, JR.
By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any stud...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The ancient codes were doubtless originally suggested by the discovery and diffusion of the art of w...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
When the injured humerus is accompanied by a serious rupture of the overlying soft tissue the injury...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Very often conditions are recorded as observable "under thy fingers" [...] Among such observations i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of ...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which th...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The most celebrated system of jurisprudence known to the world begins, as it ends, with a Code.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civili...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known grou...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
When primitive law has once been embodied in a Code, there is an end to what may be called its spont...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be pun...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Life's to short for chess.
HENRY JAMES BYRON
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress wi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of whi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The attention given to the side of the head which has received the injury, in connection with a spec...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Speechlessness, however, affirmed in the diagnosis, is carefully based on the facts of the examinati...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Increase Mather, President of Harvard University, in his treatise on Remarkable Providences, insists...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The ancient Roman code belongs to a class of which almost every civilised nation in the world can sh...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that ...
HENRY JAMES SR.
There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressiv...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
the distinction between nerves and vessels was not demonstrated until the Third Century B.C., when i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED