"Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Henry Adams on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Henry Adams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Henry Adams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Henry Adams on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Henry Adams on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."