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)
An honest, sensible, humane man, . . . laboring to do good rather than be rich, to be useful rather than make a show, living in modest simplicity . . . is really the most respectable man in society, [and] makes himself and all about him most happy.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.More John Adams quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fundamental law of the militia is, that it be created, directed and commanded by the laws, and ever for the support of the laws.More John Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.More John Adams quotes [07/11/2011 12:07:06]

Quotes of the month

Walt Whitman Of all mankind the great poet is the equable man. Not in him but off from him things are grotesque or eccentric or fail of their sanity. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Will Ferrell Enjoy the little fun things - like taking your kids to school - before they're all grown up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Max Brooks Of all the weapons discussed in this book, nothing is more important than your primary firearm. Keep it cleaned, keep it oiled, keep it loaded, keep it close. With a cool head, steady hand, and plenty of ammunition, one human is more than a match for an army of zombies. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Bob Dole I don't know how many people run for vice president and president and lose both. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jesse Livermore It takes a man a long time to learn all the lessons of all his mistakes. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More