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Henry Brooks Adams
(1838-1918) born on
Feb 16
US historian, author. He won a Pulitzer for "Education of Henry Adams," 1919.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.
Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Power is poison. It's effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Education of Henry Adams," 1907.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: Letter, 17 Dec. 1908.
N: "The Education of Henry Adams," 1907.
K: "The Education of Henry Adams," ch. 28, 1907.

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