Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams


Wife of second President of the United States John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States.
  • When was
    Abigail Adams born?

    Abigail Adams was born on Wednesday, November 11, 1744

  • Where was
    Abigail Adams born?

    Abigail Adams was born in Weymouth, MA

  • How old is
    Abigail Adams?

    Abigail Adams is 279

Best Quotes

  • I wish most sincerely there was not a slave in this province. It always appeared a most iniquitous scheme to me—to fight ourselves for what ...
  • ... whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining absolute power over wives. But ...
  • ...remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
  • I acknowledge myself a unitarian
  • 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 vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. All history will convince you of this, and that wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
  • We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
  • Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
  • 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.
  • Great necessities call forth great leaders.
  • Great necessities call out great virtues.
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