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)
When economic power became concentrated in a few hands, then political power flowed to those possessors and away from the citizens, ultimately resulting in an oligarchy or tyranny.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.More John Adams quotes [07/11/2011 12:07:44]
Nothing is more dreaded than the national government meddling with religion.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Power in any Form . . . when directed only by human Wisdom and Benevolence is dangerous.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman, and that there is an obligation to perform such a duty absolutely irrespective of party politics or factional differences.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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