Abigail Adams Quotes
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Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could.
Would that my ability was equal to my inclination.
Business once lost, does not easily return to the old hands.
Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.
How difficult the task to quench the fire and the pride of private ambition.
To be attentive to our guests is not only true kindness, but true politeness.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardour and diligence.
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, "Give, Give."
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Gardening in England is a hobby, about midway on the social scale between throwing darts and composing sonnets.
How is it possible, that the love of gain and the lust of domination should render the human mind so callous to every principle of honor, generosity, and benevolence?
It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific nation, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.
And now let me ask you, my friend, whether you do not think, that many of our disappointments and much of our unhappiness arise from our forming false notions of things and persons.
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.