Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out, you must stay out and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.
Edit this quote...

Henry James

writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

All Henry James quotes | Henry James Books

★ FAVORITE (2 votes)


Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Henry James quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


"Henry James Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 13 Oct. 2015. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/14479>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.