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John Quincy Adams quotes

John Quincy Adams
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

John Quincy Adams
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams
Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel

John Quincy Adams
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

John Quincy Adams
The public history of all countries, and all ages, is but a sort of mask, richly colored. The interior working of the machinery must be foul.

John Quincy Adams
Duty is ours results are God's

John Quincy Adams
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.