"Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Henry Adams on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Henry Adams on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Henry Adams on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Henry Adams on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Henry Adams on Abraham Lincoln
"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."