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Negro Slavery is an evil of Colossal magnitude and I am utterly averse to the admission of Slavery into the Missouri Territories.


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I almost shudder at the thought of alluding to the most fatal example of the abuses of grief which t...
JOHN ADAMS
There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each ar...
JOHN ADAMS
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and divi...
JOHN ADAMS
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
JOHN ADAMS
Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination -- everything which can charm ...
JOHN ADAMS
In politics the middle way is none at all.
JOHN ADAMS
Thomas Jefferson -- still surv
JOHN ADAMS
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps...
JOHN ADAMS
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such ...
JOHN ADAMS
But America is a great, unwieldy Body. Its Progress must be slow. It is like a large Fleet sailing u...
JOHN ADAMS
The rich, the well-born, and the able, acquire an influence among the people that will soon be too m...
JOHN ADAMS
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy...
JOHN ADAMS
The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. They are th...
JOHN ADAMS
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and...
JOHN ADAMS
I am persuaded there is among the mass of our people a fund of wisdom, integrity, and humanity which...
JOHN ADAMS
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
JOHN ADAMS
Liberty can not be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
JOHN ADAMS
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, sp...
JOHN ADAMS
The preservation of the means of knowledge among the lowest ranks is of more importance to the publi...
JOHN ADAMS