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Quotes by John Adams
(1735 - 1826)


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DemocracyDemocracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
- (US President #2)
LibertyA Constitution of Government once changed from freedom can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.
- (2nd US President)
PoliticsIn politics the middle way is none at all.
PoliticsThe proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. They are the worst conceivable, they are no keepers at all; they can neither judge, act, think, or will, as a political body.
- (2nd U.S. President)
U.S. presidencyNo man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it.
- (2nd U.S. president)
UselessIn my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
VirtueVirtue is not always amiable.
- (second President)
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