Abigail Adams Quotes
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
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.
Deliver me from your cold phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.