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.
Quote by Henry James
One might enumerate the items of high civilization, as it exists in other countries, which...
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature
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Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what...
Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the...
In art economy is always beauty.
Ideas are, in truth, force.
An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth-I only regret, in...
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The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point...
However British you may be, I am more British still.
Vereker's secret, my dear man - the general intention of his books: the string the...
If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I...
I adore adverbs; they are the only qualifications I really much respect.
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious...
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no...
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
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When life life does not find a singer to sing her heart, she produces a...