Henry James Quotes

Henry James Quotes

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Quotes About Communication
Communication Quotes

The site has a large collection of literary quotes about communication.  These are some of my favorites.

5 Imagination Quotes from Literature
Imagination Quotes

It was better to know the worst than to wonder. ~ Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell … See more imagination quotes from literature.

Ten Quotes from Literature About Time

The old year is slipping away fast! Where did the time go? Here are quotes about time from literature that may, or may not, answer that question.

16 Henry James Quotes

"Thanks to his constant habit of shaking the bottle in which life handed him the wine of experience, he presently found the taste of the lees rising as usual into his draught." ~ The Ambassadors by Henry James "I call people rich when they're able to meet the requirements of their imagination." ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James "You wanted to look at life for yourself--but you were not allowed; you were punished for your wish. You were ground in the very mill of the conventional!" ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James "Don't mind anything any one tells you about any one else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself." ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text. ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James The real offense, as she ultimately perceived, was her having a mind of her own at all. Her mind was to be his--attached to his own like a small garden-plot to a deer-park. ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James "Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet." ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. ~ The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause. ~ Washington Square by Henry James "Young men of this class never do anything for themselves that they can get other people to do for them, and it is the infatuation, the devotion, the superstition of others that keeps them going. These others in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred are women." ~ Washington Square by Henry James

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