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Henry Adams (1838 - 1918)
US author, autobiographer, & historian [more author details]
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A friend in power is a friend lost.
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Friends are born, not made.
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No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about himself.
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No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
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There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
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Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
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Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams, 1906

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