Quotes by Abigail Adams

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Abigail Smith Adams (November 11, 1744 October 28, 1818) was the wife of John Adams, the second President of the United States, and is seen as the second First Lady of the United States, though that term was not coined until after her death. more

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Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
If perticuliar care and attention is not paid to the Laidies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.