John Adams Quote Useless Man



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One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three is a Congress. John Adams

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We hold that each man is the best judge of his own interest. John Adams

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No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it. He will make one man ungrateful, and a hundred men his enemies, for every office he can bestow. John Adams

My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived; and as I can do neither good nor evil, I must be borne away by others and meet the common fate. John Adams

[I] never understood [what a republican government was and] I believe no other man ever did or ever will. John Adams

Life is a problem; mortal man was made to solve the solemn problem right or wrong. John Quincy Adams

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Did you ever see a portrait of a great man without perceiving strong traits of pain and anxiety? John Adams

By my physical constitution I am but an ordinary man... Yet some great events, some cutting expressions, some mean hypocracies, have at times thrown this assemblage of sloth, sleep, and littleness into rage like a lion. John Adams

The Christian religion is, above all the religions that ever prevailed or existed in ancient or modern times, the religion of wisdom, virtue, equity, and humanity, let the blackguard Paine say what he will; it is resignation to God, it is goodness itself to man. John Adams

We must not then depend alone upon the love of liberty in the soul of man for its preservation. John Adams

I will insist that the Hebrews have done more to civilize man than any other nation. John Adams

The happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue. John Adams

A taste for literature and a turn for business, united in the same person, never fails to make a great man. John Adams

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived. John Adams

Without the Gospel everything is useless and vain. John Calvin

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