Henry Adams Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
friends-are-born-not-made
all-experience-is-an-arch-to-build-upon
chaos-often-breeds-life-when-order-breeds-habit
it-is-impossible-to-underrate-human-intelligence-beginning-with-ones-own
he-too-serves-a-certain-purpose-who-only-stands-and-cheers
politics-have-always-been-the-systematic-organization-of-hatreds
politics-as-a-practise-whatever-its-professions-has-always-been-the-systematic-organization-of-hatreds
some-day-science-may-have-the-existence-of-mankind-in-power-and-the-human-race-can-commit-suicide-by-blowing-up-the-world
american-society-is-a-sort-of-flat-freshwater-pond-which-absorbs-silently-without-reaction-anything-which-is-thrown-into-it
a-teacher-affects-eternity-he-can-never-tell-where-his-influence-stops
a-friend-in-power-is-a-friend-lost
unity-is-vision-it-must-have-been-part-of-the-process-of-learning-to-see
history-is-tangled-skein-that-one-may-take-up-at-any-point-break-when-one-has-unravelled-enough-henry-adams
if-i-grapple-with-sin-in-my-own-strength-devil-knows-he-may-go-to-sleep-henry-adams
no-man-can-instruct-more-than-halfdozen-students-at-once-the-whole-problem-education-is-one-its-cost-in-money-henry-adams
power-is-poison-its-effect-on-presidents-had-always-been-tragic-chiefly-as-almost-insane-excitement-at-first-worse-reaction-afterwards-henry-adams
the-american-president-resembles-commander-ship-at-sea-he-must-have-helm-to-grasp-course-to-steer-port-to-seek-henry-adams
one-had-heard-read-great-deal-about-death-even-seen-little-it-knew-by-heart-thousand-commonplaces-religion-poetry-which-seemed-to-deaden-ones-senses-veil-horror-society-being-imm
the-tourist-was-great-conservative-who-hated-novelty-adored-dirt-henry-adams
seward-would-inspire-cow-with-statesmanship-if-she-understood-our-language-henry-adams
the-study-history-is-useful-to-historian-by-teaching-him-his-ignorance-women-henry-adams
nature-to-be-commanded-must-be-obeyed-the-imagination-must-be-given-not-wings-but-weights-henry-adams
in-paris-london-he-had-seen-nothing-to-make-return-to-life-worth-while-in-washington-he-saw-plenty-reasons-for-staying-dead-henry-adams
philosophy-consists-chiefly-in-suggesting-unintelligible-answers-to-insoluble-problems-henry-adams
the-chief-wonder-education-is-that-it-does-not-ruin-everybody-concerned-in-it-teachers-taught-henry-adams
good-men-do-most-harm-henry-adams
chaos-was-law-nature-order-was-dream-man-henry-adams
no-man-means-all-he-says-yet-few-say-all-they-mean-for-words-are-slippery-thought-is-viscous-henry-adams
a-friend-in-power-is-friend-lost-henry-adams
the-new-american-like-new-european-was-servant-powerhouse-as-european-twelfth-century-was-servant-church-henry-adams
simplicity-is-most-deceitful-mistress-that-ever-betrayed-man-henry-adams
one-does-every-day-without-second-thought-what-at-another-time-would-be-event-year-perhaps-life-henry-adams
no-man-however-strong-can-serve-ten-years-as-schoolmaster-priest-senator-remain-fit-for-anything-else-henry-adams
the-mind-resorts-to-reason-for-want-training-henry-adams
a-boys-will-is-his-life-he-dies-when-it-is-broken-as-colt-dies-in-harness-taking-new-nature-in-becoming-tame-henry-adams
a-teacher-affects-eternity-he-can-never-tell-where-his-influence-stops-henry-adams
teachers-affect-eternity-no-one-can-tell-where-their-influence-stops-henry-adams
teachers-affect-eternity-there-is-no-telling-where-their-influence-stops-henry-adams
energy-is-inherent-effort-every-multiplicity-to-become-unity-henry-adams
i-hate-photographs-abstractly-because-they-have-given-me-more-ideas-perversely-immovably-wrong-than-i-ever-should-get-by-imagination-henry-adams
american-art-like-american-language-american-education-was-as-far-as-possible-sexless-henry-adams
history-is-most-aristocratic-all-literary-pursuits-because-it-obliges-historian-to-be-rich-as-well-as-educated-henry-adams
every-man-should-have-fairsized-cemetary-in-which-to-bury-faults-his-friends-henry-adams
an-american-virgin-would-never-dare-command-american-venus-would-never-dare-exist-henry-adams