Henry Adams Quotes

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Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Young men have a passion for regarding their Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside; the faculty of ignoring them makes the practical man. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Laplace would have found it child's-play to fix Laplace would have found it child's-play to fix a ratio of progression in mathematical science between Descartes, Leibnitz, Newton and himself — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Robert Adams: Henry James proposed asking of art three modest Henry James proposed asking of art three modest and appropriate questions: What is the artist trying to do? Does he do it? Was it worth doing? — Robert Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: We shall some day catch an abstract truth We shall some day catch an abstract truth by the tail, and then we shall have our religion and our immortality. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The chief wonder of education is that it The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. The Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. The imagination must be given not wings but weights. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: He too serves a certain purpose who only He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Those who seek education in the paths of Those who seek education in the paths of duty are always deceived by the illusion that power in the hands of friends is an advantage to them. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: No man, however strong, can serve ten years No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Teachers affect eternity. There is no telling where Teachers affect eternity. There is no telling where their influence stops. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: There is no such thing as an underestimate There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The photograph is a coarse fraud, and seems The photograph is a coarse fraud, and seems to delight only in taking the whole beauty out of the picture. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: It [love] is a disease to be born It [love] is a disease to be born with patience, like any nervous complaint, and to be treated with counter-irritants. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: We combat obstacles in order to get repose, We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and when got, the repose is insupportable. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: For reasons which many persons thought ridiculous, Mrs. For reasons which many persons thought ridiculous, Mrs. Lightfoot Lee decided to pass the winter in Washington. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The world can absorb only doses of truth," The world can absorb only doses of truth," he said; "too much would kill it." One sought education in order to adjust the dose. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Sherman Adams: Shun artificial rocks like the plague. Shun artificial rocks like the plague. — Henry Sherman Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Life is a narrow valley, and the roads Life is a narrow valley, and the roads run close together — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Politics cannot stop to study psychology Its methods Politics cannot stop to study psychology Its methods are rough; its judgments rougher still. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The less a tourist knows, the fewer mistakes The less a tourist knows, the fewer mistakes he need make, for he will not expect himself to explain ignorance. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The historian must not try to know what The historian must not try to know what is truth, if he values his honesty; for if he cares for his truths, he is certain to falsify his facts. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: He betrayed the consciousness that he and his He betrayed the consciousness that he and his people had a past, if they dared but avow it, and might have a future, if they could but divine it. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: In the one branch he most needed In the one branch he most needed — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Boys naturally look on all force as an Boys naturally look on all force as an enemy. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Whenever a man reaches the top of the Whenever a man reaches the top of the political ladder, his enemies unite to pull him down. His friends become critical and exacting. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: A senator is like a begonia - showy A senator is like a begonia - showy but useless. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Every one who marries goes it blind, more Every one who marries goes it blind, more or less. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The American President resembles the commander of a 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. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Seward would inspire a cow with statesmanship if Seward would inspire a cow with statesmanship if she understood our language. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Thomas Pynchon: But as we all know, rock 'n' roll But as we all know, rock 'n' roll will never die, and education too, as Henry Adams always sez, keeps going on forever. — Thomas Pynchon
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: No man means all he says, and yet No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: I want to be advertised and the easiest I want to be advertised and the easiest way is to do something obnoxious and do it well. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Nothing in education is so astonishing as the Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Nothing is easier to teach than historical method, Nothing is easier to teach than historical method, but, when learned, it has little use. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Accident counts for as much in companionship as Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By John Taliaferro: My natural pessimism now works on Hay's natural My natural pessimism now works on Hay's natural pessimism until we are both quite out of our minds." Henry Adams — John Taliaferro
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Nothing is more tiresome than a superannuated pedagogue. Nothing is more tiresome than a superannuated pedagogue. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Henry James chews more than he bites off. Henry James chews more than he bites off. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Everyone must bear his own universe, and most Everyone must bear his own universe, and most persons are moderately interested in learning how their neighbors have managed to carry theirs. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: A man must now swallow more belief than A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Good men do the most harm. Good men do the most harm. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The capacity of women to make unsuitable marriages The capacity of women to make unsuitable marriages must be considered as the cornerstone of society. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. — Henry Adams
Henry Adams Quotes By Henry Adams: The proper study of mankind is woman. The proper study of mankind is woman. — Henry Adams