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 One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many,... by Henry B. Adams at QuoteAbout.net
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- Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918) was an American historian and member of the Adams political family, being descended from two U...
- Brahmin community. The surname Adams stems from Henry Adams of the county of Somerset in Great Britain. Henry Adams (1583–1646) born Barton St David...
- Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers...
- Charles Francis Adams Jr. (May 27, 1835 – March 20, 1915) was an American author and historian. He was a member of the prominent Adams family, and son...
- States of America. Historian Richard B. Morris in 1973 identified the following seven figures as the key Founding Fathers: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin...
- John Quincy Adams (/ˈkwɪnzi/ ( listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, minister and ambassador...
- John Adams (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman who served as the second President of the United States (1797–1801)...
- The American Historical Association (AHA) is the oldest and largest society of historians and professors of history in the United States. Founded in 1884...
- the American Revolution in multiple capacities. Thomas Jefferson John Adams John Hancock John Jay John Dickinson Benjamin Franklin Richard Henry Lee...
-   Adams, Henry, History of the United States during the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson (1889; Library of America ed. 1987) Adams, Henry, History...

List of quotations by Henry B. Adams

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

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 Young men have a passion for regarding their... by Henry B. Adams at QuoteAbout.net
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything

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 We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and... by Henry B. Adams at QuoteAbout.net
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game

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

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Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic

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Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts

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Practical politics consists in ignoring facts by Henry B. Adams at QuoteAbout.net
Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man

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 The American President resembles the commander of... by Henry B. Adams at QuoteAbout.net
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies

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