Government John Adams Quotes



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Fear is the foundation of most government. John Adams

Can a free government possibly exist with the Roman Catholic religion? John Adams

Nothing is more dreaded than the national government meddling with religion. John Adams

He is too illiterate, unread, unlearned for his station and reputation. John Adams

The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries. John Adams

A Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever. John Adams

The divine science of government is the science of social happiness, and the blessings of society depend entirely on the constitutions of government. John Adams

Fear is the foundation of most governments. John Adams

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

As the happiness of the people is the sole end of government, so the consent of the people is the only foundation of it. John Adams

Government has no right to hurt the hair of an Atheist for his Opinions. Let him have a care of his Practices. John Adams

What other form of government, indeed, can so well deserve our esteem and love? John Adams

No good government but what is republican... the very definition of a republic is 'an empire of laws, and not of men.' John Adams

It is much easier to pull down a government, in such a conjuncture of affairs as we have seen, than to build up, at such a season as the present. John Adams

The declaration that our People are hostile to a government made by themselves, for themselves, and conducted by themselves, is an insult. John Quincy Adams

The manners of women are the surest criterion by which to determine whether a republican government is practicable in a nation or not. John Quincy Adams

The will of the people is the source and the happiness of the people the end of all legitimate government upon earth. John Quincy Adams

The happiness of society is the end of government. John Adams

A government of laws, and not of men. John Adams

There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state. John Adams

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