Politics, war and philosophy

JohnAdamsI must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.                                        

John Adams US diplomat & politician (1735 – 1826)

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