No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
Quote by Henry B Adams
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
The proper study of mankind is woman.
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything...
In plain words, Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man.
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a...
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship...
The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset...
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter.
Friends are born, not made.
Intimates are predestined.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no...
No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain...
No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for...