Saturday, October 6, 2012

Quote of the Day (Abigail Adams, on Learning)

“Learning is not attained by chance--it must be sought for with ardour and attended to with diligence.”—Abigail Adams (1744-1818), future U.S. First Lady, to son (and future U.S. President) John Quincy Adams, letter of May 8, 1780

(Portrait of Abigail Adams in 1766, by Benjamin Blythe)

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