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John Adams Quotes

Quotes by John Adams - (5 quotes)

John Adams - From the Freedom category:

-2nd U.S. president...
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking, I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more. (John Adams)

John Adams - From the Genius category:

Genius is sorrow's child. (John Adams)

John Adams - From the Greatness category:

Did you ever see a portrait of a great man without perceiving strong traits of pain and anxiety? (John Adams)

John Adams - From the Poetry category:

You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket. (John Adams)

John Adams - From the Politics category:

-2nd U.S. President..
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain. (John Adams)