John Quincy Adams Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old john quincy adams quotes, john quincy adams sayings, and john quincy adams proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.     

John Quincy Adams

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.     

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.     

John Quincy Adams

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.     

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.     

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

It is by a thorough knowledge of the whole subject that people are enabled to judge correctly of the past and to give a proper direction to the future.     

John Quincy Adams

Is Anybody There? Does Anybody Care?     

John Quincy Adams

Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel.     

John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.     

John Quincy Adams

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.     

John Quincy Adams

My toast would be, may our country always be successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right.     

John Quincy Adams