Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Top 4 James Madison Quotes

"All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree."

"If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

"No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare."

"The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived."

1 comment:

  1. I think that it is safe to say that the current state of partisan politics in America can be traced back to two men...Alexander Hamilton and James Madison.

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