Henry Adams

Henry Adams

American writer and historian
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence -- beginning with one's own.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is now conceded that all idea of British intervention is at an end... I want to hug the army of the Potomac. I want to get the whole army of Vicksburg drunk at my own expense. I want to fight some small man and lick him.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 [10/28/2011 01:10:43]
Just as the French of the nineteenth century invested their surplus capital in a railway-system in the belief that they would makemoney by it in this life, in the thirteenth they trusted their money to the Queen of Heaven because of their belief in her power to repay it with interest in the life to come.More Henry Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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