"Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Henry Adams on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Henry Adams on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Henry Adams on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Henry Adams on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Henry Adams on Saint Augustine
"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."