Henry James quote about youth from The Portrait of a Lady (1881) - One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.
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Quotes by Henry James · Quotes from The Portrait of a Lady · Quotes about youth · Quotes about ignorance · Quotes about judgement

One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.

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Henry James quote about youth from The Portrait of a Lady (1881) - One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.
Henry James quote about youth from The Portrait of a Lady (1881) - One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.
Henry James quote about youth from The Portrait of a Lady (1881) - One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.
Henry James quote about youth from The Portrait of a Lady (1881) - One can't judge till one's forty; before that we're too eager, too hard, too cruel, and in addition much too ignorant.