"Can we wrap this portrait up? I need to beat myself and believe in mole people."
3 Supervillain-Worthy Origin Stories of Famous Presidents

#3. John Quincy Adams’ History of Self-Torture
Yep, just like Silas in The Da Vinci Code, who whipped himself, Quincy would regularly punish his body to atone for his failures. This involved exercising for five hours every day, not to stay in shape, but to torture himself. He would also soak himself in ice-cold baths and scrape his body up with a horsehair mitten, which hurt like hell.
Also, as we’ve previously mentioned, Quincy tried to fund an expedition to the center of the Earth because he believed it was hollow and full of mole people.

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"Can we wrap this portrait up? I need to beat myself and believe in mole people."

3 Supervillain-Worthy Origin Stories of Famous Presidents

#3. John Quincy Adams’ History of Self-Torture

Yep, just like Silas in The Da Vinci Code, who whipped himself, Quincy would regularly punish his body to atone for his failures. This involved exercising for five hours every day, not to stay in shape, but to torture himself. He would also soak himself in ice-cold baths and scrape his body up with a horsehair mitten, which hurt like hell.

Also, as we’ve previously mentioned, Quincy tried to fund an expedition to the center of the Earth because he believed it was hollow and full of mole people.

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