How sick one gets of being ‘good’ how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours embody selfishness.

Alice James Respect Quote

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

Alice James Medical Quote

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 Failure Quote