Quotes - Adams

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Brooks Adams

Life, lift the full goblet--away with all sorrow-- The circle of friendship what freedom would sever? To-day is our own, and a fig for to-morrow-- Here's to the Fourth and our country forever.

Franklin Pierce Adams

Of course, it's very easy to be witty tomorrow, after you get a chance to do some research and rehearse your ad libs.

Joey Adams

We demand guaranteed rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty.

Douglas Adams

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea.

Douglas Adams

Some say that the universe is made so that when we are about to understand it it changes into something even more incomprehensible. And then there are those who say that this has already happened.

Douglas Adams

If you have trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it's done.

Scott Adams

Where annual elections end, there slavery begins.

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.

John Quincy Adams

It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that this is war.

Charles Francis Adams

Both Regiments or none.

Samuel Adams

'Twas in Trafalgar's bay The saucy Frenchmen lay.

Samuel James Adams

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.

John Adams

"Man wants but little here below Nor wants that little long," 'Tis not with me exactly so; But 'tis so in the song. My wants are many, and, if told, Would muster many a score; And were each wish a mint of gold, I still should long for more.

John Quincy Adams

The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.

James Truslow Adams

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