Posts Tagged ‘Henry Adams’

Quote of the day, Dec. 16

December 16, 2014

Henry Adams on politics (from The Education of Henry Adams, 1907)

“Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.”

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Quote of the day, June 1

June 1, 2014

Henry Adams, on learning (from The Education of Henry Adams)

“What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how to learn.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 1

November 1, 2012

Henry Adams, on Robert E. Lee

“I disagree with by brother¬†Charles [Adams] and Theodore Roosevelt. I think that [Robert E.] Lee¬†should have been hanged. (more…)