An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
Quote by Henry James
Henry James Quotes
One might enumerate the items of high civilization, as it exists in other countries, which...
I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth-I only regret, in...
We work n the dark - we do what we can - we give what...
The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what...
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature
The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to...
The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.
I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
In art economy is always beauty.
Ideas are, in truth, force.
People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it...
However British you may be, I am more British still.
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no...
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
Life is a predicament which precedes death.
The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point...
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will...
It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
We work in the dark, We do what we can, We give what we have,...