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all quotes by Abigail Adams (3)

"I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws which I suppose will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors."

to John Adams | march 31, 1776

"Great necessities call out great virtues."

Letters of Mrs. Adams, the wife of John Adams | january 1780

"The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties."

Letters of Mrs. Adams, the wife of John Adams | january 12, 1780
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