Quotation by Henry Brooks Adams

The American man is a very simple and cheap mechanism. The American woman I find a complicated and expensive one. Contrasts of feminine types are possible. I am not absolutely sure that there is more than one American man.
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918), U.S. historian. Letter, April 27, 1903 to George Cabot Lodge. Henry B. Adams His and Friends, p. 544, ed. Harold Dean Cater.
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