"I begin to think,
that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....
Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe."
Abigail Adams
(1744-1818) wife of John Adams
letter to her sister, Mary Smith Cranch, 1784
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 -- Anonymous      
 -- john Pettitt, va      
Abigail Adams was one of the best first ladies we have had! She endured, as her husband, and made our country better for it. Abigail Adams Rocked!
 -- Roseann Guzzo, Yorktown Heights NY     
    If there is no hustle and bustle, a body and mind will atrophy. So the majority of our life is made for doing, creating, thinking, building, and moving in general. Energy begets energy! The calm is for those moments to soothe the soul and be thankful.
     -- Carol, Georgia     
     -- David, Orlando      
    (-: I like it :-) a whole lot of truth there
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
     -- RBESRQ      
    Its like the quote - 'If you want peace, wage a war' ! [Sorry I do not know its author].
     -- vedapushpa, Bangalore - India     
    If you're not standing for something, you stand for nothing, and you'll fall over anything. If you're not moving, you're not living.
     -- Damon, Florida     
     -- Ron, Salem      
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