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20 Sweet and Crunchy John Adams quotes


John Adams: A political name from a history, almost known to everyone. He was the Second president and a first vice president of United States, born on 30th October, 1735 in Braintree which is now known as Quincy, Massachusetts. A son of John Adams Sir and Susanna Boylston Adams. Besides his presidency he was a legate, a lawyer in Boston and a promoter of republicanism. He played a vital role in declaring independence in US.

He studied law from Harvard University; he was a well-educated man on his time. He remained in an assistance of John Putnam (a renowned lawyer of his time) for his law study. John Quincy Adams was his only son, who became a sixth president of US. John Adams died on July 4th, 1826.

He presented remarkable ideas and views through his writings; he wrote many quotes, letters and books about revolution and ways to lead government. He had his own unique style of writing. His books including revolutionary, spirit of liberty, political writings and letter to Jefferson. ‘Thoughts of government’ is one of his best writings: depicted thoughts of happiness and virtue of common people.

His famous quote says, “Let us dare to read, think, speak and write.” He was loyal to his duty and with his country; he said only our lives ceases our obligations to our country. He was a lover of liberty, in his perception if the liberty of the nation is gone, it is gone forever. One of his quotes he claimed that democracy cannot last for a long time, it gets finished and no democracy is there which does not commit suicide. He was an incredible political philosopher this thing is seen by his quotes and thinking. “People and nations are forged in the fire of adversity” he said. The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.

He strongly believed in liberty, independence, peace, freedom, revolution and democracy. He said though he studied politics and law but his son must have a freedom to choose for himself. But he quoted that happiness is the end of the government. He called genius a child of sorrow.

Education

” Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom”

john adams quotes

 

Two ways to conquer

“There are two ways to conquer and enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by dept”

john adams quotes

 

Republic is lost

“When public virtue is gone, when the national spirit is fled… the republic is lost in essence, though it may still exist in form”

john adams quotes

 

Vigilance

“Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people”

john adams quotes

 

Heart and Lungs of liberty

“Representative government and trail by jury are the heart and lungs of liberty”

john adams quotes

 

Facts

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the states of facts and evidence”

john adams quotes

 

Democracy

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide ”

john adams quotes

Moral people

“We have no Constitution which functions in the absence of a moral people”

john adams quotes

Democracy

“Democracy…. while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide ”

john adams quotes

 

Constitution of Government

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever”

john adams quotes

General Knowledge

“Liberty cannot be preserved… without a general knowledge among people”

john adams quotes

You are a leader

“If your actions aspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”

john adams facts

 

Aristocracy of bank

“aristocracy of bank paper is as bad as the nobility of france or england”

john adams facts

 

Stand on principles

“Always stand on principle, even if you stand alone”

john adams facts

 

Two ways to conquer

“There are two ways to conquer and enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by dept”

john adams quote

 

Fear

“Fear is the foundation of most governments; but it is so sordid and renders men in whose breasts it predominates so stupid and miserable, that Americans will not be likely to approve of any political institution which is founded on it”

john adams quote

 

The Bible, the most republican book

“The Bible contains the most profound philosophy, the perfect morality, and most refined policy, that ever was conceived upon earth in the world”

john adams quote

 

Celebrations

“It will be celebrated with pomp and parade… bonfires and illuminations from one end of its continent to the other”

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Rock N Roll

“We built this city on Rock N Roll”

john adams quote



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