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Henry James

(1843-1916) American Author


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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.


Deep experience is never peaceful.


Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.


It's time to start living the life you've imagined.


Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that what have you had?


Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.


There are two kinds of taste, the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of recognition.


Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.


True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out, you must stay out; and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.

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