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Famous Quote from Henry Brooks Adams,

"I would rather starve and rot and keep the privilege of speaking the truth as I see it,
than of holding all the offices that capital has to give from the presidency down."


Henry Brooks Adams (more quotes by Henry Brooks Adams or books by/about Henry Brooks Adams)

(1838-1918) Pulitzer prize-winning historian (1919), great-grandson of John Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, and son of US Secretary of State, Charles Adams


The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma, 1919


Government, Honor, Integrity, Power, Speech, Truth, Freedom


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