John Quincy Adams

1767 - 1848

A Quote by John Quincy Adams on children, citizenship, confidence, country, hope, and society

So great is my veneration for the Bible, that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hopes that they will prove useful citizens to their country and respectable members of society.

John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)

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A Quote by John Quincy Adams on charity, mankind, and men

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.

John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)

Source: Letter to A. Bronson. July 30, 1838.

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