John Adams Quotes



Best 10 Other Quotes by John Adams

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

“Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.”

“Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.”

“One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three is a Congress.”

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”

“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.”

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

“Those who trade liberty for security have neither.”

“To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.”

“When economic power became concentrated in a few hands, then political power flowed to those possessors and away from the citizens, ultimately resulting in an oligarchy or tyranny.”

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