Henry Brooks Adams Quotes


38 Henry Brooks Adams quotes:



"Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself"
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"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
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"Even in America, the Indian summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone - but never hustled"
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"As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore."
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"They know enough who know how to learn."
"Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage"
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"The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence enough to upset Darwin"
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"The progress of Evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence enough to upset Darwin."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Evolution Quotes
"Words were with them forms of expression which varied with individuals, but falsehood was more or less necessary to all"
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"Law is merely the expression of the will of the strongest for the time being, and therefore laws have no fixity, but shift from generation to generation"
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Expression Quotes
"You say that love is nonsense....I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength."
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops."
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"In plain words, Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit"
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Faith Quotes Inferiority Quotes
"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Friends Or Friendship Quotes American History Quotes
"I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Faith Quotes American History Quotes
"A teacher affects eternity."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Eternity Quotes American History Quotes
"Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"Friends are born, not made."



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