1744 – 1818, First Lady, Married to John Adams – Second President of the USA – in 1764
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Abigail Adams – [Power]
Great necessities call out great virtues.
Abigail Adams – [Virtue]
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Abigail Adams – [Learning]
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams – [Words]