"I read my eyes out and can't read half enough. ... The more one reads the more one sees we have to read."
(John Adams, Letter to Abigail Adams 28 December 1794).
Monday, February 17, 2014
Friday, September 20, 2013
“We should begin by setting conscience free. When all men of all religions shall enjoy equal liberty, property, and an equal chance for honors and power we may expect that improvements will be made in the human character and the state of society.” ~John Adams, letter to Dr. Price, April 8, 1785
Thursday, September 19, 2013
“Thirteen governments [of the original states] thus founded on the natural authority of the people alone, without a pretence of miracle or mystery, and which are destined to spread over the northern part of that whole quarter of the globe, are a great point gained in favor of the rights of mankind.” ~John Adams, (“A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America” (1787-88))