Good Quotes by Abigail Adams

If particular care   and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a   rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no   voice, or representation.

I've always felt   that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of   conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.

Well, knowledge is   a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for   hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

Do not put such   unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants   if they could.

Wisdom and   penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and   leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.

I am more and more   convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in   many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'

I begin to think,   that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for   action and for bustle too, I believe.