John Quincy Adams Quotes

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Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air
— John Quincy Adams

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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
— John Quincy Adams

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My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.
— John Quincy Adams

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Always vote for a principle, though you vote alone, and you may cherish the sweet reflection that your vote is never lost.