The best Quotations


Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
- Joey Adams

Do not worry about avoiding temptation. as you grow older it will avoid you.
- Joey Adams

Marriage is give and take. you'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
- Joey Adams

Fear is the foundation of most government.
- John Adams

A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
- John Adams

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
- John Adams

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

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
- John Adams

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

Facts are stubborn things; and what ever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they can not alter the state of facts, and evidence.
- John Adams

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
- John Adams

Genius is sorrow's child.
- John Adams

Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. i wonder how luther ever broke the spell.
- John Adams

I always consider the settlement of america with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
- John Adams

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
- John Adams

In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams

Liberty can not be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
- John Adams

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. it implies thought and choice and power.
- John Adams

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
- John Adams

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. it is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
- John Adams

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

Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
- John Adams

Remember, democracy never lasts long. it soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. there never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
- John Adams

The happiness of society is the end of government.
- John Adams


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Quotation Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even. - writer
Quotation Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church. - writer
Quotation The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. - writer
Quotation No... the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you - he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman. - writer
Quotation All of the significant battles are waged within the self. - writer
Quotation Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household. - writer