Henry James

Henry James

American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.
If you have work to do, don't wait to feel like it; set to work and you will feel like it.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending.More Henry James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To live only to suffer—only to feel the injury of life repeated and enlarged—it seemed to her she was too valuable, too capable, for that. Then she wondered if it were vain and stupid to think so well of herself. When had it even been a guarantee to be valuable? Wasn't all history full of the destruction of precious things? Wasn't it much more probable that if one were fine one would suffer?More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.More Henry James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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