John Adams Quotes (126 quotes)
“As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.”
Letters of John Adams, addressed to his wife (1841 edition)
“I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.”
The selected writings of John and John Quincy Adams (1946 edition)
Letter to Horatio Gates (23 March 1776)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Adams
Born: October 30, 1735
Died: July 4, 1826 (aged 90)
Bio: John Adams was the second president of the United States, having earlier served as the first vice president of the United States. An American Founding Father, Adams was a statesman, diplomat, and a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay