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Quote from Henry Brooks Adams,

"Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself."


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

(1838-1918) Historian, Pulitzer prize, 1919


Individualism, Liberty, Responsibility, Restraint


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