John Adams Quotes

Be not intimidated... nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice

 
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John Adams, 1735-1826, 2nd President of the United States (Federalist, MA), 1765

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John Adams
John Adams
  • Born: October 30, 1735
  • Died: July 4, 1826
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: US President, Stateman, Lawyer, Author

John Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as the first vice president (1789–1797) and second president of the United States (1797–1801). He was a lawyer, diplomat, and leader of American independence from Great Britain. Adams was a dedicated diarist, and correspondent with his wife and advisor Abigail, recording important historical information on the era.