Showing posts with label John Adams. Show all posts
Showing posts with label John Adams. Show all posts

"The signing of the Declaration of Independence should be met with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more." - John Adams

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"The signing of the Declaration of Independence should be met with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more." - John Adams
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"In politics, the middle way is none at all." - John Adams

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"In politics, the middle way is none at all." - John Adams
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"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society." - John Adams

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"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society." - John Adams
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"A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man." - John Adams

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"A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man." - John Adams
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"What are the Qualifications of a Secretary of State? He ought to be a Man of universal Reading in Laws, Governments, History. Our whole terrestrial Universe ought to be summarily comprehended in his Mind." - John Adams

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"What are the Qualifications of a Secretary of State? He ought to be a Man of universal Reading in Laws, Governments, History. Our whole terrestrial Universe ought to be summarily comprehended in his Mind." - John Adams
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"Liberty, according to my metaphysics, is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power." - John Adams

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"Liberty, according to my metaphysics, is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power." - +John Adams
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"The happiness of society is the end of government." - John Adams

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"The happiness of society is the end of government." - John Adams
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"Fear is the foundation of most governments." - John Adams

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"Fear is the foundation of most governments." - +John Adams
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