Quotes by John Adams
40 quotes by John Adams
Quote about self-control
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
Quote about conversation, admiration, children, love
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Quote about authority, moral, society, character, power
Quote about fear
Quote about sadness, genius, children
Quote about guilt, war
Quote about politics, word, woman
Quote about mathematics, philosophy, politics, liberty, war
Quote about politics
Quote about liberty, knowledge, nation