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33 Famous Quotes by Henry Brooks Adams

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit

Chaos Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout!

Congress Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Morality is a private and costly luxury

Luxury Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit

Order Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies

Publicity Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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For reasons which many persons thought ridiculous, Mrs. Lightfoot Lee decided to pass the winter in Washington.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams , Source: Democracy [1880]

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The new church of St. John's, on Fifth Avenue, was thronged the morning of the last Sunday of October, in the year 1880. Sitting in the gallery, beneath the unfinished frescoes, and looking down the nave, one caught an effect of autumn gardens, a suggestion of chrysanthemums and geraniums, or of October woods, dashed with scarlet oaks and yellow maples.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams , Source: Esther [1884] (ch. 1)

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No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.

Doubt Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Fact Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

Language Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Liberty Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

Order Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Restraint Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Teachers Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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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.

Friends / friendship Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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No historian can take part with--or against--the forces he has to study. To him even the extinction of the human race should merely be a fact to be grouped with other vital statistics.

History Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

Books and reading Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else.

Congress Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Education Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Liberty Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.

Men and women Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Philosophy: unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.

Philosophy Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.

Public speaking Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Henry Brooks Adams

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