Abigail Adams Quotes (9 quotations)

1. Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken. - Abigail Adams

2. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could. - Abigail Adams

3. Great necessities call forth great leaders. - Abigail Adams

4. Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams

5. I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. - Abigail Adams

6. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation. - Abigail Adams

7. I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic. - Abigail Adams

8. Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. - Abigail Adams

9. We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams

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