John Adams Quotes About Life

Quotes about: Life
  • Let frugality and industry be our virtues.

    Abigail Adams, John Adams, L. H. Butterfield, Marc Friedlaender, Mary-Jo Kline (1975). “The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of the Adams Family, 1762-1784”, p.58, UPNE
  • Thomas Jefferson survives.

    Quoted in Susan Boylston Adams Clark, Letter to Abigail Louisa Smith Adams Johnson, 9 July 1826. In fact, Jefferson had died a few hours earlier on this, the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Eliza Quincy, in her 1861 memoirs, wrote that the last words Adams spoke distinctly were "Thomas Jefferson"; the rest of the sentence, she noted, was inarticulate. See Jefferson 55
  • Had I been chosen President again, I am certain I could not have lived another year.

    John Adams (1854). “The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations”, p.281

John Adams

  • Born: October 30, 1735
  • Died: July 4, 1826
  • Occupation: 2nd U.S. President
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