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

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Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.
Animals
Henry James

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Deep experience is never peaceful.
Experience
Henry James

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I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
Writers and Writing
Henry James

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I think patriotism is like charity -- it begins at home.
Patriotism
Henry James

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Ideas are, in truth, force.
Ideas
Henry James

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In art economy is always beauty.
Editing and Editors
Henry James

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In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives.
Museums and Galleries
Henry James

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It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
Literature
Henry James

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Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
Money
Henry James

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The fatal futility of Fact.
Facts
Henry James

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The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
Fiction
Henry James

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The terrible fluidity of self-revelation.
Introspection
Henry James

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The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending.
Fiction
Henry James

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To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text.
Motives
Henry James

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun