Abigail Adams quotes

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How difficult the task to quench the fire and the pride of private ambition, and to sacrifice ourselves and all our hopes and expe ...
That your sex are naturally tyrannical is a truth so thoroughly established as to admit of no dispute; but such of you as wish to ...
I wish most sincerely there was not a slave in this province. It always appeared a most iniquitous scheme to me--to fight ourselve ...
If you complain of neglect of education in sons, what shall I say with regard to daughters, who every day experience the want of i ...
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, ...
The reins of government have been so long slackened, that I fear the people will not quietly submit to those restraints which are ...
...I feel anxious for the fate of our monarchy, or democracy, or whatever is to take place. I soon get lost in a labyrinth of perp ...
I long to hear that you have declared an independancy [sic]--and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be nec ...
... whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining absolute power over ...
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