Quotations by John Quincy Adams

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Born: Saturday, July 11, 1767
Died: Wednesday, February 23, 1848 (80 years old)
Profession: President
Nationality: American


All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Men, Honesty, Folly)

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: May, Reflection, Vote)

America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: America)

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Courage, Perseverance, Difficulties, Obstacles)

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Leader, Dream, Actions)

Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Power, People, Maxim)

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Perseverance, Difficulties, Effect, Obstacles, Patience)

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Hope, Freedom, Will)

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Government, Christianity, American, Revolution, Glory, Principles)

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Elections, End, Slavery)







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