Monday, May 31, 2010

posterity

(last night's sunset)

Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make good use of it!
-- letter to Abigail Adams, April 26, 1777

~ John Adams ~

(1735-1826)

Second U.S. President

1 comment:

Kathryn Grace said...

Though I've seen quotes from their letters to each other for years, I've never picked up a book. Perhaps it's time. Your quote intrigues. I wonder what Mr. Adams would say of our use of their hard-won freedom today. What would he think of our choices?