Henry Adams

Henry Adams

American writer and historian
His brothers were the type; he was the variation.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History is a tangled skein that one may take up at any point, and break when one has unravelled enough.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The President may indeed in one respect resemble the commander of an army in peace, but in another and more essential sense he resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek. He must sooner or later be convinced that a perpetual calm is as little to his purpose as a perpetual hurricane, and that without headway the ship can arrive nowhere.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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