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Henry Brooks Adams
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Henry Brooks Adams
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.

Henry Brooks Adams
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Brooks Adams
Friends are born, not made.

Henry Brooks Adams
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment they know enough who know how to learn.

Henry Brooks Adams
All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one of the greatest curses that can afflict a people

Henry Brooks Adams
You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout!

Henry Brooks Adams
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

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