Quotes by Henry James

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I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
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The faculty of attention has utterly vanished from the Anglo-Saxon mind, extinguished at its source by the big bayadère of journalism, of the newspaper and the picture magazine which keeps screaming, "Look at me." Illustrations, loud simplifications... bill poster advertising - only these stand a chance.
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There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
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It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
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Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
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