John Quincy Adams Quotes

- Notable John Quincy Adams Quotes Index -

Born: July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts
Birth Country: USA
Died: Washington, D.C., U.S., February 23, 1848
Occupation: 6th President of the United States

1.
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

2.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams

3.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

4.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

5.
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
- John Quincy Adams

6.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
- John Quincy Adams

7.
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

8.
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams

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