John Adams: Founding Father Quote




John Adams Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 102 details Share on Google+ - Quote 102 Linked In Share Button - Quote 102 The rich, the well-born, and the able, acquire and influence among the people that will soon be too much for simple honesty and plain sense, in a house of representatives. The most illustrious of them must, therefore, be separated from the mass, and placed by themselves in a senate; this is, to all honest and useful intents, an ostracism.

John Adams: A Defense of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, vol 1, 1787
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