Henry James, Sr.

Henry
James, Sr.
1811
1882

American Theologian and Swedenborgian, Father of William and Henry James

Author Quotes

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.

As we take, in fact, a general view of the wonderful stream of our consciousness, what strikes us first is this different pace of its parts. Like a bird's life, it seems to be made of an alternation of flights and perchings.

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

A man has as many social selves as there are individuals who recognize him.

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

Nature is but the echo of the soul, and images nothing therefore of the Divine creation and providence which is not primarily impressed by the soul.

Author Picture
First Name
Henry
Last Name
James, Sr.
Birth Date
1811
Death Date
1882
Bio

American Theologian and Swedenborgian, Father of William and Henry James