James Truslow Adams — American Historian born on October 18, 1878, died on May 18, 1949

James Truslow Adams was an American writer and historian. He was not related to the famous Adams family. He was not an academic, but a freelance author who helped to popularize the latest scholarship about American history and his 3-volume history of New England is well regarded by scholars... (wikipedia)

Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, 'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude, follow it.
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.
Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.