Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 March 27, 1918) was an American historian, journalist and novelist.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
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