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Henry James

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Henry James chews more than he bites off.
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Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.
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No one human being knows the full truth about another human being. Not even one's nearest and deares...
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All good work requires self-revelation.
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Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
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Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard.
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Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.
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I've never managed to get very far with Henry James.
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PETER STRAUB
And it's impossible for me to read Henry James.
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Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
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James's critical genius comes out most tellingly in his mastery over, his baffling escape from, Idea...
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Once you've put one of his [Henry James] books down, you simply can't pick it up again.
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I feel a thrill of excitement at this first tiny glimpse of self-revelation, of intimacy.
J.P. DELANEY
Once you've put one of his [Henry James] books down, you simply can't pick it up again.
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Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves.
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Since I've moved here a Chinese takeaway on the main street has ominiously renamed itself from whate...
OLIVIA SUDJIC
I can manage a prose format as long as I keep closer to Laurence Sterne than to Henry James.
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I have only read very classic traditional English ghost stories, other than Henry James, who wrote s...
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You’re an immortal, divine being. A little god, and yet, you toil like a slave. Isn’t that hilar...
STEFAN EMUNDS
For a justice of this ultimate tribunal, the opportunity for self-discovery and the occasion for sel...
ABE FORTAS
On a book by Henry James: "Once you put it down, you simply can't pick it up.
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We are Lilies fair, The flower of virgin light; Nature held us forth, and said, "Lo! my...
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a period of great fluidity diplomatically.
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a period of great fluidity diplomatically.
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As with all young ones, a deeper perception comes clearer with time... Roe'vaash recieved the grace ...
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Literature, like magic, has always been about the handling of secrets, about the pain, the destructi...
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There are always those to whom all self-revelation is contemptible, unless it ends with a noble than...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin As self-neglecting. -King Henry V. Act ii. Sc. 4.
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The courage of exploring myself was nothing compared to the courage of actually doing the EMT course...
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Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. -James F. Byrnes.
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Life is fluid, better learn how to swim...
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We're starting to get some fluidity in our offense,
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I think the fluidity of gender is the next big wave in terms of adolescent development,
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Much of the magic of language, of course, lies in its fluidity.
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Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrib...
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The Book of Revelation,
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We stay in the same old situations because we're comforted by the familiar, even if the familiar is ...
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We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them.
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I care," he said in a trembling voice. "I care so much that I do not know how to tell you without it...
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<> Why are you lying awake, thinking that you’re a terrible person?
<> To keep m...
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It's my experience that the fluidity of sexuality with younger people is more accepted.
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I have always loved the fluidity of language - delighting in dialects, dictionaries, slang and neolo...
BEN SCHOTT
She has always said that talking makes everyone feel better. He says talking is the equivalent of gr...
COLIN MCADAM
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Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man.
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Henry shuffled the jewelled insect back out of his pocket. It amber heart warmed light through the p...
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I love long sentences. My big heroes of fiction writing are Henry James and Proust - people who reco...
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Central depth of purple, Leaves more bright than rose, Who shall tell what brightest thought ...
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With another shock of excitement, Harry saw Sirius give James the thumbs-up.
Sirius was loungin...
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he way up is through service,Sacrificial service - it is better to serve than to be served
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James's expedition to Scotland is wholly imaginary, though there appears to have been space for ...
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Fluidity and discontinuity are central to the reality in which we live.
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The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality and my life, as I write this, is vital eve...
ANDREW SOLOMON
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Mercy?”

“Just a minute,” I told Adam. “I'm in the middle of a revelation.
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You never knelt to get anywhere. You are where you are because you're fucking capable, and willing t...
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When we want to see change, nothing happens, it's only when we change our perspective change occurs.
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To live only to suffer—only to feel the injury of life repeated and enlarged—it seemed to her sh...
HENRY JAMES
The girl had a certain nobleness of imagination, which rendered her a good many services and played ...
HENRY JAMES
One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition ...
HENRY JAMES
If one is strong, one loves the more strongly.
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