Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world.
Quote by Henry Brooks Adams
Henry Brooks Adams Quotes
The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate...
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the...
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity...
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how...
Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,...
You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take...
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean
It [love] is a disease to be born with patience, like any nervous complaint, and...
I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so...
Christian Fundamentalism: The doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe spanning entity...
We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of separate but equal...