Talk:Henry Adams

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  • I have written too much history to have faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I am inclined to agree with him.
  • It is impossible to underrate human intelligence— beginning with one's own.
  • There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
  • The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved.[1]