More From Henry Adams
- "No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself."
- "Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels."
- "Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world."
More In History
- "I love horror movies because they’re really fun. They tap into those wonderful primal emotions."― Margot Kidder
- "Having a track record to live up to and the history of successes had become a hindrance. It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do."― Paul Simon
- "History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose."― John le Carre