Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
Quote by Henry B Adams
Henry B Adams Quotes
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has...
Philosophy: Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no...
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a...
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.
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and when got, the repose is insupportable.
No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for...
In plain words, Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly,...
Friends are born, not made.
The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset...
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.