Henry James Quotes

Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors. Henry James

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself. Henry James

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. Henry James

Life is a predicament which precedes death. Henry James

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? Henry James

Life’s too short for chess. Henry James

New York is appalling, fantastically charmless and elaborately dire. Henry James

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

Everything about Florence seems to be coloured with a mild violet, like diluted wine. Henry James