"Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."John Adams on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."John Adams on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."John Adams on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."John Adams on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."John Adams on William Shakespeare
"Old minds are like old horses you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."
"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth."
"Fear is the foundation of most governments."
"Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people."
"When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more."