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Henry James Quotes: It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.
         

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.


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Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.



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