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Abigail Adams Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Abigail Adams.

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

Related topics: Education

Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard,
very liable to be broken.
- Abigail Adams

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

Great necessities call out great virtues.
- Abigail Adams

 

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

We have too many high-sounding words,
and too few actions that correspond with them.
- Abigail Adams

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary
towards looking like the rest of the world.
- Abigail Adams

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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.'
- 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.
- Abigail Adams

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

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers,
we should have learned women.
- Abigail Adams

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.
- Abigail Adams

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.
- Abigail Adams

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

It is important to do what you don't know how to do.
It is important to see your skills as keeping you
from learning what is deepest and most mysterious.
If you know how to focus, unfocus.
If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
- Carlos Castaneda

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary
to put all the play and learning into childhood,
all the work into middle age,
and all the regrets into old age.
- Margaret Mead

Learning never exhausts the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.
- David Brainerd

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

While I thought that I was learning how to live,
I have been learning how to die.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Learning is the beginning of wealth.
Learning is the beginning of health.
Learning is the beginning of spirituality.
Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
- Jim Rohn

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation,
which are as necessary as reading.
I will rather say more necessary
because health is worth more than learning.
- Thomas Jefferson

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
- Isaac Watts

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one
of Nature's greatest healers.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries,
but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake,
on tiptoe.
- Josh Billings

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
- Albert Einstein

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

It's hard to be perfect, It really is.
I keep learning things after I've already bungled it.
- Tina Weymouth

I saw why people died and how they died.
I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure.
It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly
on weekends and holidays.
- Michael Baden

Even though I was theatrically trained,
learning to develop a character was an awesome experience.
- Corin Nemec

Also, they don't understand - writing is language.
The use of language.
The language to create image, the language to create drama.
It requires a skill of learning how to use language.
- John Milius

I've studied all my musical life, but learning is only
good if you do something constructive with it.
- Tony Williams

It is no secret that the fruits of language study are
in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them.
- Edward Sapir

You should put time into learning your craft.
It seems like people want success so quickly,
way before they're ready.
- Lucinda Williams

We're learning as we go.
We're a lot smarter this time.
We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane.
- Ray Nagin

The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.
- Helen Mirren

A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages,
looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating
stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
- Laura Bush

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock
and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
- Doug Larson

The hardest thing was learning to write.
I was 13, and the only writing I had done was for Social Studies.
It consisted of copying passages right out of the encyclopedia.
- Tracy Kidder

Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?
- Bill Watterson

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
- Aeschylus

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still
differentiate between a time for learning and a time
for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
- Leo Buscaglia

Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well."
For,
I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit,
and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
- Roger Ascham

The world is the true classroom.
The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience,
seeing something with our own eyes.
- Jack Hanna

We have a lot of existing customers which are also
considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs,
so we're learning from them.
- Miguel de Icaza

If this validates anything, it's that learning how
to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important
than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera.
- Ryne Sandberg

We have been learning since we were children how to make money,
buy things, build things.
The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think,
not to feel.
- Yakov Smirnoff


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