"The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Henry Adams on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Henry Adams on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Henry Adams on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Henry Adams on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Henry Adams on Golda Meir
"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."