Quotes by Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams was the wife and closest advisor of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States, and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States, although these titles were not used at the time. Adams's life is one of the most documented of the First Ladies: she is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses.

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Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

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Great necessities call out great virtues.

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

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

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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.

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