“He was a man of plain understanding, and good education. He was found of the ceremonies of public life, but wanted industry and punctuality in business. His conversation was desultory, and his manners much influenced by frequent attacks of the gout, which gave a hypochondriacal peevishness to his temper. With all these infirmities he was a disinterested patriot, and made large sacrifices of an ample estate to the liberties and independence of his country.”
~Form Benjamin Rush’s Sketches~
About John Hancock
Not an especially good quote for the day but if was kind of interesting to know what Benjamin Rush though of people.