John AdamsJohn Adams, (1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President

John Adams Quote

“The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing.”

John AdamsJohn Adams
~ John Adams

Ratings and Comments

Mark, Troy, OH

If only we had some folks in D.C. who thought this way now. Instead, ALL of them think they are there to serve their own interests--keeping power. NONE of them are interested in the long-term consequences of their actions. Signed, A sincerely fed up tax payer.

Mike, Norwalk

Welcome to the police state - "Amerika", a most powerful destroyer. Suicide is eminent - long live the Republic (freedom, thinking, speaking, writing, liberty, law, justice and rights) ! ! !

jim k, austin tx

Where are people like Adams and Jefferson when we need them most.

E Archer, NYC

Something we all should remember for all time. No matter what we do, there will always be dangers associated with unchecked, concentrated power. And writing about that has always carried a risk from 'the-powers-that-be'.


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