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Henry Adams
February 16, 1838 - March 27, 1918
Nationality: American
Category: Historian
Subcategory: American Historian

I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him.


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.


Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.


Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit.


The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.


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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