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50 Abigail Adams Quotes about Education, Peace, and Women’s Rights

Historically preserved letters from Abigail Adams give the modern world an intimate portrayal of life and politics in young America. We hope you enjoy these Abigail Adams quotes.

Abigail Adams was born in 1744 in Massachusetts. She was educated at home and by age 11 had read every book in the family library. At the age of 19, she married John Adams who would later become the second president of the United States.

Due to the political nature of his work, John was often away from home, and he and Abigail corresponded frequently through letters. Abigail was very outspoken about her political beliefs and is famous for reminding John to “remember the ladies” when he and the other founding fathers wrote the declaration of independence.


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