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American 6th US President (1825-29), eldest son of John Adams, 2nd US president. 1767-1848
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The Bible contains the revelation of the will of God. It contains the history of the creation of the world, and of mankind.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“All the public business in Congress now connects itself with intrigues, and there is great danger that the whole government will degenerate into a struggle of cabals”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In charity to all mankind, bearing no malice or ill will to any human being, and even compassionating those who hold in bondage their fellow men, not knowing what they do”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is essential...that you should form and adopt certain rules or principles, for the government of your own conduct and temper. Unless you have such rules and principles, there will be numberless occasions on which you will have no guide for your government but your passions...It is in the Bible, you must learn them, and from the Bible how to practice them.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To live without having a Cicero and a Tacitus at hand seems to me as if it was aprivation of one of my limbs.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“This mode of electioneering suited neither my taste nor my principles. I thought it equally unsuitable to my personal character and to the station in which I am placed.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“So great is my veneration for the Bible that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hope that they will prove useful citizens of their country and respectable members of society. I have for many years made it a practice to read through the Bible once every year.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Where annual elections end where slavery begins.”

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