100000+ Famous Inspirational Quotations


WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS IS A GOOD FIVE CENT CIGAR.
- FRANKLIN P. ADAMS



WHEN THE POLITICAL COLUMNISTS SAY 'EVERY THINKING MAN' THEY MEAN THEMSELVES, AND WHEN CANDIDATES APPEAL TO 'EVERY INTELLIGENT VOTER' THEY MEAN EVERYBODY WHO IS GOING TO VOTE FOR THEM.
- FRANKLIN P. ADAMS

THE WOMAN WHO IS KNOWN ONLY THROUGH A MAN IS KNOWN WRONG.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

UNINTELLIGIBLE ANSWERS TO INSOLUBLE PROBLEMS.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

A FRIEND IN POWER IS A FRIEND LOST.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

A TEACHER AFFECTS ETERNITY; HE CAN NEVER TELL WHERE HIS INFLUENCE STOPS.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

ABSOLUTE LIBERTY IS ABSENCE OF RESTRAINT; RESPONSIBILITY IS RESTRAINT; THEREFORE, THE IDEALLY FREE INDIVIDUAL IS RESPONSIBLE TO HIMSELF.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

ACCIDENT COUNTS FOR AS MUCH IN COMPANIONSHIP AS IN MARRIAGE.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

AMERICAN SOCIETY IS A SORT OF FLAT, FRESH-WATER POND WHICH ABSORBS SILENTLY, WITHOUT REACTION, ANYTHING WHICH IS THROWN INTO IT.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

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.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

CHAOS OFTEN BREEDS LIFE, WHEN ORDER BREEDS HABIT.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

EVERYONE CARRIES HIS OWN INCH RULE OF TASTE, AND AMUSE HIMSELF BY APPLYING IT, TRIUMPHANTLY, WHEREVER HE TRAVELS.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO UNDERRATE HUMAN INTELLIGENCE - BEGINNING WITH ONE'S OWN.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

MORALITY IS A PRIVATE AND COSTLY LUXURY.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

NO MAN LIKES TO HAVE HIS INTELLIGENCE OR GOOD FAITH QUESTIONED, ESPECIALLY IF HE HAS DOUBTS ABOUT IT HIMSELF.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

NO MAN MEANS ALL HE SAYS, AND YET VERY FEW SAY ALL THEY MEAN, FOR WORDS ARE SLIPPERY AND THOUGHT IS VISCOUS.
- 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

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.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

POLITICS, WHATEVER ITS PROFESSIONS, HAS ALWAYS BEEN THE SYSTEMATIC ORGANIZATION OF HATREDS.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

POWER IS POISON. IT'S EFFECT ON PRESIDENTS HAD ALWAYS BEEN TRAGIC.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

PRACTICAL POLITICS CONSISTS IN IGNORING FACTS.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

THE PROPER STUDY OF MANKIND IS WOMAN.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

THEY KNOW ENOUGH WHO KNOW HOW TO LEARN.
- HENRY BROOKS ADAMS

THE FREEDOM NOW DESIRED BY MANY IS NOT FREEDOM TO DO AND DARE BUT FREEDOM FROM CARE AND WORRY.
- JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS

THERE IS SO MUCH GOOD IN THE WORST OF US, AND SO MUCH BAD IN THE BEST OF US, THAT IT ILL BEHAVES ANY OF US TO FIND FAULT WITH THE REST OF US.
- JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS