"The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Henry Adams on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Henry Adams on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Henry Adams on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Henry Adams on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Henry Adams on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"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."