"Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Henry Adams on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Henry Adams on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Henry Adams on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Henry Adams on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Henry Adams on James C. Dobson
"The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin."
"I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist."
"Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts."
"Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education."
"All experience is an arch, to build upon."