Authors by Last Name
Authors by First Name
|Quotations by Henry Brooks Adams|
|Politics, as a practice - Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.|
Women have a very positive moral sense - Women have, commonly, a very positive moral sense; that which they will, is right; that which they reject, is wrong; and their will, in most cases, ends by settling the moral.
Nothing in education is so astonishing - Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
No one means all he says - No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
The influence of an author - The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.
A teacher affects eternity - A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
One friend in a life-time is much - One friend in a life-time is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
Top 100 Topics