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    American author, autobiographer, & historian
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    Quotes by Henry Adams

    • A friend in power is a friend lost.
    • Friends are born, not made.
    • No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about himself.
    • No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
    • Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
    • There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
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