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Henry Brooks Adams – Politics, as a practice

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

Henry Brooks Adams   (1838-1918)
The Education of Henry Adams

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Henry Brooks Adams – One friend in a life-time is much

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Henry Brooks AdamsOne friend in a life-time is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.

Henry Brooks Adams   (1838-1918)
The Education of Henry Adams

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Henry Brooks Adams – Women have a very positive moral sense

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Henry Brooks AdamsWomen 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.

Henry Brooks Adams   (1838-1918)

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Henry Brooks Adams – The influence of an author

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Henry Brooks AdamsThe 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.

Henry Brooks Adams   (1838-1918)
The Education of Henry Adams

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