Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile
Quote by Henry Brooks Adams
Henry Brooks Adams Quotes
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a...
Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race...
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity...
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,...
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the...
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
They know enough who know how to learn.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside; the faculty of...
You say that love is nonsense....I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks...
Law is merely the expression of the will of the strongest for the time being,...
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach...
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.