Alice James Quotes

Top 16 wise famous quotes and sayings by Alice James

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Alice James quotes: Truly nothing is to be expected except for the unexpected. Truly nothing is to be expected except for the unexpected.
Alice James quotes: The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape. The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
Alice James quotes: Who would ever give up the reality of dreams for relative knowledge? Who would ever give up the reality of dreams for relative knowledge?
Alice James quotes: Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain value as an indestructible quantity. Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain value as an indestructible quantity.
Alice James quotes: What sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which every one else is reading. What sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which every one else is reading.
Alice James quotes: I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am. I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James quotes: Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul. Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.
Alice James quotes: How heroic to be able to suppress one's vanity to the extent of confessing that the game is too hard. How heroic to be able to suppress one's vanity to the extent of confessing that the game is too hard.
Alice James quotes: It is so comic to hear oneself called old, even at ninety I suppose! It is so comic to hear oneself called old, even at ninety I suppose!
Alice James quotes: The difficulty about all this dying, is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in? The difficulty about all this dying, is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?
Alice James quotes: Original sin is my only refuge, I was born bad and I never have recovered Original sin is my only refuge, I was born bad and I never have recovered
Alice James quotes: One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience. One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
Alice James quotes: How fatally the entire want of humor cripples the mind. How fatally the entire want of humor cripples the mind.