Abigail Adams Quotes

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.

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.