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John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel. Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: If your actions inspire others to dream more, If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By James W. Loewen: The historian must have no country. - JOHN The historian must have no country. - JOHN QUINCY ADAMS — James W. Loewen
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: No book in the world deserves to be No book in the world deserves to be so unceasingly studied, and so profoundly meditated upon as the Bible. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: I cannot ask of heaven success, even for I cannot ask of heaven success, even for my country, in a cause where she should be in the wrong. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The law is an artificial human construct, quite The law is an artificial human construct, quite arbitrary, and of absolutely no use anywhere else but in a court of law! — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Always vote for principle, though you may vote Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: The life-changing encounters that John Quincy Adams made The life-changing encounters that John Quincy Adams made as an adolescent on his own in Stockholm began with a friendship he struck up at a bookstore. — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: I am a warrior, so that my son I am a warrior, so that my son may be a merchant, so that his son may be a poet. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Those who take oaths to politically powerful secret Those who take oaths to politically powerful secret societies cannot be depended on for loyalty to a democratic republic. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Though it cost the blood of millions of Though it cost the blood of millions of white men, let it come. Let justice be done. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: The world shall retire from me before I The world shall retire from me before I shall retire from the world. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: To believe that everyone is honest is folly, To believe that everyone is honest is folly, but to believe that no one is honest is worse. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The declaration that our People are hostile to The declaration that our People are hostile to a government made by themselves, for themselves, and conducted by themselves, is an insult. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: There is such seduction in a library of There is such seduction in a library of good books that I cannot resist the temptation to luxuriate in reading. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: My stern chase after time is, to borrow My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: Ambition distorts even memory itself. John Quincy Adams Ambition distorts even memory itself. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Slavery is the great and foul stain upon Slavery is the great and foul stain upon the North American Union. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The Bible contains the revelation of the will The Bible contains the revelation of the will of God. It contains the history of the creation of the world, and of mankind. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Individual liberty is individual power. Individual liberty is individual power. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: To live without having a Cicero and a To live without having a Cicero and a Tacitus at hand seems to me as if it was aprivation of one of my limbs. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: I carry too much of the week into I carry too much of the week into the Sabbath , and too little of the Sabbath into the week. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: This is the last of earth! I am This is the last of earth! I am content. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the 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
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will be America's heart, her benedictions and her prayers. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The magistrate is the servant not of his The magistrate is the servant not of his own desires, not even of the people, but of his God — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: No sermon I have heard or read touched No sermon I have heard or read touched my heart with half the force of this puppet show. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Where annual elections end where slavery begins. Where annual elections end where slavery begins. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: I have for many years made it a I have for many years made it a practice to read through the Bible once every year. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Our Constitution rests on the good sense and Our Constitution rests on the good sense and the respect of the American people. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The freedom of the press should be inviolate. The freedom of the press should be inviolate. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: [I believe in the] rebuilding of Judea as [I believe in the] rebuilding of Judea as an independent nation. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The firmest security of peace is the preparation The firmest security of peace is the preparation during peace of the defenses of war. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: My countenance in my old-age does injustice to My countenance in my old-age does injustice to my heart. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: We understand now, we've been made to understand, We understand now, we've been made to understand, and to embrace the understanding that who we are is who we were. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The influence of each human being on others The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Death fixes forever the relation existing between the Death fixes forever the relation existing between the departed spirit and the survivors upon earth. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Thus situated, the perilous experiment must be made. Thus situated, the perilous experiment must be made. Let me make it with full deliberations, and be prepared for the consequences. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Every temptation is an opportunity of our getting Every temptation is an opportunity of our getting nearer to God. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: May our country be always successful, but whether May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Occasional war is one of the rigorous instruments Occasional war is one of the rigorous instruments in the hands of Providence to give tone to the character of nations. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Whoever tells the best story wins. Whoever tells the best story wins. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: From the experience of the past we derive From the experience of the past we derive instructive lessons for the future. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: America ... goes not abroad, in search of America ... goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: A stranger would think that the people of A stranger would think that the people of the United States had no other occupation than electioneering. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: There is nothing so deep and nothing so There is nothing so deep and nothing so shallow which political enmity will not turn to account. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The manners of women are the surest criterion The manners of women are the surest criterion by which to determine whether a republican government is practicable in a nation or not. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: I would much rather be found guilty of I would much rather be found guilty of making a serious mistake in judgment, than to be accused of being even a little bit insincere. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: It has been my custom for many years It has been my custom for many years to read the Bible in its entirety once a year — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Is it not that, in the chain of Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Saviour? — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: All that I ammy mother made me. All that I am
my mother made me. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The first and almost the only Book deserving The first and almost the only Book deserving of universal attention is the Bible. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: His face is livid, gaunt his whole body, His face is livid, gaunt his whole body, his breath is green with gall; his tongue drips poison. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: The will of the people is the source The will of the people is the source and the happiness of the people the end of all legitimate government upon earth. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Life is a problem; mortal man was made Life is a problem; mortal man was made to solve the solemn problem right or wrong. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Posterity you will never know how much it 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
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: Our religion was the religion of a Book. Our religion was the religion of a Book. Man must be educated on Earth for Heaven. John Quincy Adams — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By Paul C. Nagel: John Quincy Adams strove to escape commonplace thoughts. John Quincy Adams strove to escape commonplace thoughts. — Paul C. Nagel
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: America is a friend of freedom everywhere, but America is a friend of freedom everywhere, but a custodian only of our own. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so, is something worse. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By John Quincy Adams: Westward the star of empire takes its way. Westward the star of empire takes its way. — John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Quotes By Charlotte Gray: All that I am my mother made me. All that I am my mother made me. - John Quincy Adams. Children and mothers never truly part ... — Charlotte Gray