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John Quincy Adams Quotes

I hope you find these John Quincy Adams Quotes inspiring and motivational.

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

Related topics: Motivational Positive Success Courage Persistence Perseverance

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

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- 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


 

Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud,
is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
- John Quincy Adams

All men profess honesty as long as they can.
To believe all men honest would be folly.
To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
- John Quincy Adams


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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before
which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
- John Quincy Adams

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
- 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

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Choose to soar. Choose to fly your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose to be as a young child -
fully awake, eager for the next experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney


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