Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
Quote by Henry B Adams
Henry B Adams Quotes
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
Intimates are predestined.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
Philosophy: Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship...
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no...
No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for...
The proper study of mankind is woman.
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything...