John Adams

John Adams

American statesman, diplomat and political theorist. A leading champion of independence in 1776, he was the second President of the United States (17971801)
Borrowed eloquence, if it contains as good stuff, is as good as own eloquenceMore John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I didn't grow up imagining myself as an opera composer. Only once in my entire adolescence did I attend an opera. I went and saw Aida at the old Met, didn't understand a thing about it, and thought it was pretty awful. But I think I had it in my genes without even realising it.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Politics are a labyrinth without a clue.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[I]t is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there is a form of government, then, whose principle and foundation is virtue, will not every sober man acknowledge it better calculated to promote the general happiness than any other form?More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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