Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
Quote by Henry B Adams
Henry B Adams Quotes
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.
Philosophy: Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
The proper study of mankind is woman.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship...
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly,...
In plain words, Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man.
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter.
No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain...
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no...
We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and when got, the repose is insupportable.
The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset...
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a...
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.