Tag: Abigail Adams

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These are the times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life or the repose of a pacific station that great characters are formed. The habits of a rigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. Great necessities call out great virtues. When a mind is […]

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Make a Good Use of It

 

“No, posterity, you will never know how much it cost us to preserve your freedom. I hope that you will make a good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it.”

“You could not be, nor did I wish to see you, an inactive spectator.”