【Top 26】Henry Adams Quotes

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1.    The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.    —   Henry Adams
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2.    I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.    —   Henry Adams
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3.    Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.    —   Henry Adams
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4.    Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.    —   Henry Adams
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5.    All experience is an arch, to build upon.    —   Henry Adams
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6.    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.    —   Henry Adams
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7.    No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.    —   Henry Adams
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8.    Friends are born, not made.    —   Henry Adams
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9.    One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.    —   Henry Adams
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10.    Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.    —   Henry Adams
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11.    There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.    —   Henry Adams
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12.    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence – beginning with one’s own.    —   Henry Adams
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13.    The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.    —   Henry Adams
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14.    Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.    —   Henry Adams
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15.    Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man.    —   Henry Adams
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16.    He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.    —   Henry Adams
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17.    Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.    —   Henry Adams
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18.    Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.    —   Henry Adams
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19.    Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.    —   Henry Adams
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20.    Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.    —   Henry Adams
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21.    Politics… have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.    —   Henry Adams
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22.    Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world.    —   Henry Adams
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23.    American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.    —   Henry Adams
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24.    A teacher affects eternity he can never tell where his influence stops.    —   Henry Adams
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25.    Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.    —   Henry Adams
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26.    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.    —   Henry Adams
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