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Top 24 President John Adams Sayings

#1. The proper condition of the human is not bovine placidity ... the highest degree of tension that can be creatively borne. - Author: Brian Swimme
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#2. For thirty-six of the forty years between 1800 and 1840, either Jefferson or a self-described adherent of his served as president of the United States: James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, and Martin Van Buren.32 (John Quincy Adams, a one-term president, was the single exception.) - Author: Jon Meacham
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#3. About one-half of the members of Congress are seekers for office at the nomination of the President. Of the remainder, at least one-half have some appointment or favor to ask for their relatives. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#4. John Adams, second president of the United States, wrote that our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people ... George Washington warned us never to indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#5. No one knows, and few conceive, the agony of mind that I have suffered from the time that I was made by circumstances, and not by my volition, a candidate for the Presidency till I was dismissed from that station by the failure of my election. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#6. Government has no right to hurt a hair on the head of an Atheist for his Opinions. Let him have a care of his Practices.

{Letter to his son and future president, John Quincy Adams, 16 June 1816} - Author: John Adams
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#7. Obama, of course, outspent McCain. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#8. No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it. - Author: John Adams
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#9. It's the squares who know how to fly the fighter planes and operate the missiles and the bombs and work the M-16s. Liberals would still be fumbling with the federally mandated trigger locks. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#10. The worst thing about loneliness is that it brings one face to face with oneself. - Author: Mary Balogh
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#11. What Are the Odds? Here's an astonishing fact: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who were the only signers of the Declaration of Independence to become president, both died on July 4, 1826. - Author: Kendra Hazlett Armstrong
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#12. Sometimes when people find out I'm an astronaut, they ask, "So what do you do when you're not flying in space? - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#13. Up through and including Lincoln, American politicians nursed a fantasy of repatriating blacks to Africa. - Author: Ned Sublette
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#14. Had I been chosen President again, I am certain I could not have lived another year. - Author: John Adams
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#15. Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and dogmatism cannot confine it.

{Letter to his son and 6th US president, John Quincy Adams, November 13 1816} - Author: John Adams
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#16. I think the best songs are being written by the very under-stated, under-appreciated indie artists. The thing that separates them from mainstream success is they either consciously or unknowingly refuse to deliver on a big chorus. - Author: Ryan Tedder
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#17. You are apprehensive of monarchy; I, of aristocracy. I would therefore have given more power to the President and less to the Senate. - Author: John Adams
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#18. I irritate the wife because of my private dancing. - Author: Brian McDermott
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#19. Rather than make peace with John Adams, he was ready, if necessary, to blow up the Federalist party and let Jefferson become president. The - Author: Ron Chernow
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#20. This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it. John Adams, U.S. President - Author: George Washington
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#21. The fun of the thing's in the run and not in the finish. Your - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#22. I don't want to be on display like an animal in a zoo. - Author: Grigori Perelman
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#23. Mary was not only holy. She was also the mother of the Lord. - Author: Martin Luther
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#24. John Quincy Adams resolved to the discipline of rejecting argument for argument's sake would he sees that a fellow cabinet member is trying to draw him in to debating proposals the president will already reject. - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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