Henry Adams

Henry Adams

American writer and historian
People here are quite struck aback at Sunday's news of the capture of New Orleans. It took them three days to make up their minds to believe it. The division of American had become an idea so fixed that they had about shut out all the avenues to the reception of any other.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No historian can take part with--or against--the forces he has to study. To him even the extinction of the human race should merely be a fact to be grouped with other vital statistics.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unbroken Evolution under uniform conditions pleased every one -- except curates and bishops; it was the very best substitute for religion; a safe, conservative practical, thoroughly Common-Law deity.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By nature, man is lazy, working only under compulsion; and when he is strong we will always live, as far as he can, upon the labor or the property of the weak.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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