Feel, feel, I say--feel for all you're worth, and even if it half kills you for that is the only way to live, especially to live at this terrible pressure.
Henry James (1843 - 1916)
Contributed by: marj
We work in the dark, we do what we can, we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
Contributed by: Ziji
To take what there "is", and use it, without waiting forever in vain for the preconceived - to dig deep into the actual and get something out of that - this doubtless is the right way to live.
Contributed by: Zaady
Little by little, even with other cares, the slowly but surely working poison of the garden-mania begins to stir in my long-sluggish veins.
Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Without waiting forever in vain for the preconceived, to dig deep into the actual and get something out of that, this doubtless is the right way to live.
Novelist-Citizen of Two Countries Interpreter of his Generation on both Sides of the Sea. New York April 15, 1843 London February 28, 1916
Source: (City of Cambridge Cemetery; Cambridge, Massachusetts)
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
She felt in italics and thought in capitals.
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.
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