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Abigail Adams

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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.

— Abigail Adams


My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.

— Abigail Adams

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

— Abigail Adams

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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.

— Abigail Adams

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I hate to complain...No one is without difficulties, whether in high or low life, and every person knows best where their own shoe pinches.

— Abigail Adams

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The habits of a vigorous mind are born in contending with difficulties.

— Abigail Adams

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Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.

— Abigail Adams

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Its never to late to get back on your feet though we wont live forever make sure you accomplish what you were put here for

— Abigail Adams


These are times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed.

— Abigail Adams

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

— Abigail Adams

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A notable incident regarding this happened in Philadelphia in 1791 where a free black youth came to her house asking to be taught how to write. "

John declined Abigail's "extraordinary code of laws" but acknowledged to Abigail "We have only the name of masters and rather than give up this which would completely subject us to the despotism of the petticoat I hope General Washington and all our brave heroes would fight. She is buried beside her husband in a crypt located in the United First Parish Church (also known as the Church of the Presidents) in Quincy Massachusetts.

Adams is remembered for the many letters Abigail Adams wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia Pennsylvania during the Continental Congresses. Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22 [O.

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