John Adams

Refinement

The furnace of affliction produces refinement, in states as well as individuals.   John Adams John Adams (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president… Read More ›

We Need a Monster

“We need our own monster.” The older man nodded thoughtfully.  “But just a monster that protects the perimeter of our farm, and he should be restrained at all times.”  The older man just nodded thoughtfully and rocked in his chair. … Read More ›

Revolution – Speech

John Adams Speech to the Second Continental Congress  given on Monday, July 1, 1776, Adams. “Adams was the Atlas of the hour, the man to whom the country is more indebted for the great measure of independency…He it was who… Read More ›

Liberty

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.   John Adams in a letter to his wife, dated 1780