Quotation Explorer - 'Abigail Adams'

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. - Abigail Adams
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. - Abigail Adams
Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams
Great necessities call forth great leaders. - Abigail Adams
I hate to complain...No one is without difficulties, whether in high or low life, and every person knows best where their own shoe pinches. - Abigail Adams
The habits of a vigorous mind are born in contending with difficulties. - Abigail Adams
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken. - Abigail Adams
The theater has been called the pulse of the people. - Abigail Adams
But let no person say what they would or would not do, since we are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since. - Abigail Adams
These are 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. - Abigail Adams
We have too many high sounding words and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams
My bursting heart must find vent at my pen. - Abigail Adams
We are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
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