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Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)
US wife of John Adams 1764 [more author details]
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Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
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Abigail Adams
Great necessities call forth great leaders.
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Abigail Adams
Great necessities call out great virtues.
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Abigail Adams
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
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Abigail Adams
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
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Abigail Adams
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
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Abigail Adams, 1780
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
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Abigail Adams, letter to her sister, Mary Smith Cranch, 1784
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
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Abigail Adams, letter to John Adams, 1774

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