Below are the top 25 John Adams Quotes. John Adams was well known for his brilliant brain & passionate patriotism. These top 10 John Adams quotes will surely make your day:
- Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
- In politics the middle way is none at all.
- Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
- The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
- Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
- Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
- Fear is the foundation of most governments.
- Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
- The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.
- The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that… and all the glory of it.
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