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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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