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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?
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Henry James (1843 - 1916)
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.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916)

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His idea was simply what a man's idea always is--to put every effort off on the woman.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Sixth, Chapter 1
People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Fifth, Chapter 2
It has been my fate, and one's fate one accepts. It's a dreadful thing to have to say, in so wicked a world.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book First, Chapter 1
Thank goodness you're a failure-- it's why I so distinguish you! Anything else to-day is too hideous. Look about you--look at the successes. Would you BE one, on your honour?
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book First, Chapter 3
For the worst sign of all--as I must have it for you-- is that you can't help me. That's when a woman pities.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Sixth, Chapter 2
I feel how little she can like being told of her owing me anything. No woman ever enjoys such an obligation to another woman.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 2
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed.
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 3
"There are certainly moments," said Chad, "when you seem to me too good to be true. Yet if you are true," he added, "that seems to be all that need concern me."
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Henry James (1843 - 1916), "The Ambassadors", Book Eleventh, Chapter 1
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