Charles Francis Adams

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Charles Francis Adams

Charles Francis Adams

Rulers do not reduce taxes to be kind. Expediency and greed create high taxation, and normally it takes an impending catastrophe to bring it down.More Charles Francis Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:18]
No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.More Charles Francis Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:35]
No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.More Charles Francis Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:43]
It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that
this is war.More Charles Francis Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.More Charles Francis Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.More Charles Francis Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:30]
We can't live without taxes, but we sure would like to have good ones.More Charles Francis Adams [07/12/2011 06:07:56]
No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.More Charles Francis Adams [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.More Charles Francis Adams [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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