Henry Adams Quotes

You say that love is nonsense....I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength.

~ Henry Adams

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

~ Henry Adams

The best date movies give you something to talk about. A movie that's a downer is a great way to find out about someone.

~ Henry Adams

Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.

~ Henry Adams

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

~ Henry Adams

A friend in power is a friend lost.

~ Henry Adams

There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.

~ Henry Adams

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

~ Henry Adams

Friends are born, not made.

~ Henry Adams

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

~ Henry Adams

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