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A friend in power is a friend lost.
Power
Henry Brooks Adams

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

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Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
Chance
Henry Brooks Adams

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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Order
Henry Brooks Adams

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It is impossible to underrate human intelligence -- beginning with one's own.
Possibilities
Henry Brooks Adams

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Morality is a private and costly luxury.
Morality
Henry Brooks Adams

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Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Politicians and Politics
Henry Brooks Adams

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Power is poison. It's effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
President
Henry Brooks Adams

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Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Politicians and Politics
Henry Brooks Adams

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The proper study of mankind is woman.
Humankind
Henry Brooks Adams

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The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Men and Women
Henry Brooks Adams

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They know enough who know how to learn.
Education
Henry Brooks Adams

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Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Henry Brooks Adams

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun