Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
Abigail Adams Quotes
When our men were drawn out for Canada, a very large bounty was given them, and now another call is made upon us; no one will go without a large bounty though only for two months, and each town seems to think its honor engaged in outbidding the others. The province pay is forty shillings. […]
A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.
These are the times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not for the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. Great necessities call out great virtues. When a mind is […]
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.