"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Henry Adams on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Henry Adams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Henry Adams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Henry Adams on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Henry Adams on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."