Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Adams (1838 - 1918)
Source: The Education of Henry Adams, 1907
Contributed by: Zaady
Practical politics consists of ignoring facts.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
If I grapple with sin in my own strength, the devil knows he may go to sleep.
A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops.
Source: The Education of Henry Adams
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.
They know enough who know how to learn.
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
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.
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.
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