Henry Adams

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Henry Adams

Henry Adams

I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him.More Henry Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:42]
All experience is an arch, to build upon. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:21]
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:33]
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:45]
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:52]
Friends are born, not made. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:58]
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:01]
Intimates are predestined. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:08]
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:14]
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:23]
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:28]
No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:52]
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:22]
Philosophy: Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:28]
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:32]
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:38]
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:43]
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:11]
Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:21]
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:27]
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 [10/28/2011 01:10:32]
The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:38]
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 [10/28/2011 01:10:43]
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:50]
The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin. More Henry Adams [10/28/2011 01:10:56]

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