Edith Wharton quote from The House of Mirth

Edith Wharton

“Do you remember what you said to me once? That you could help me only by loving me? Well you did love me for a moment; and it helped me. It has always helped me.”

― Edith Wharton quote from her book The House of Mirth

Photograph source: Portrait of Edith Wharton taken by E. F. Cooper, at Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1890. Cabinet photograph. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. / Wikimedia Commons