Henry Adams

Henry Adams

American writer and historian
Throughout human history the waste of mind has been appalling, and, as this story is meant to show, society has conspired to promote it. No doubt the teacher is the worst criminal, but the world stands behind him and drags the student from his course.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter. More Henry Adams quotes [10/28/2011 01:10:33]
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek. More Henry Adams quotes [10/28/2011 01:10:32]
The Woman had once been supreme; in France she still seemed potent, not merely as a sentiment but as a force; why was she unknownin America? for evidently America was ashamed of her, and she was ashamed of herself, otherwise they would not have strewn fig-leaves so profusely all over her. When she was a true force, she was ignorant of fig-leaves, but the monthly-magazine-made American female had not a feature that would have been recognized by Adam. The trait was notorious, and often humorous, but anyone brought up amoMore Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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