John Adams Quote

The furnace of affliction produces refinement in states as well as individuals. And the new Governments we are assuming in every part will require a purification from our vices, and an augmentation of our virtues, or there will be no blessings.


Letters of John Adams: Addressed to His Wife (ed. 1841)

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The furnace of affliction produces refinement in states as well as individuals. And the new Governments we are assuming in every part will require a...

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The furnace of affliction produces refinement in states as well as individuals. And the new Governments we are assuming in every part will require a...

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The furnace of affliction produces refinement in states as well as individuals. And the new Governments we are assuming in every part will require a...

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The furnace of affliction produces refinement in states as well as individuals. And the new Governments we are assuming in every part will require a...