James madison Quotes

"If men were angels, ...

"If men were angels, no government would be necessary." β€” James Madison
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"If tyranny and oppression come to t...

"If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." ~ James Madison
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"Oppressors can tyrannize only when they...

"Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace." -- James Madison
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"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the sa...

"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." - James Madison
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β€œThe larger a country, the less easy for its real opinion to be ascertained. That is, factions might...

β€œThe larger a country, the less easy for its real opinion to be ascertained. That is, factions might not, in the end, consist of wise, knowledgeable & reasonable men. They might consist of passionate, ignorant & irrational men..led to hold counterfeit opinions by persuasive men” - James Madison 1791
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"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. ...

"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary." β€”James Madison
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"Our nation is facing a crisis of liberty if we do not control campaign expendatures. We must pro...

"Our nation is facing a crisis of liberty if we do not control campaign expendatures. We must proove that elective office is not for sale. We must convince the public that elected officials are what James Madison intended us to be, agents of the soverign people, not the hired hands of rich givers."
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"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the se...

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." -James Madison
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"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep ...

"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries." -James Madison
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"If Tyranny and Oppression come to t...

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." - James Madison
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β€œThe means of defence against foreign danger have bee...

β€œThe means of defence against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home." ― James Madison, Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
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If Tyranny and Oppression come to th...

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. James Madison
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"Because the proposed establishment is a departure from that generous policy which o...

"Because the proposed establishment is a departure from that generous policy which offering an asylum to the persecuted and oppressed of every nation and religion promised a luster to our country and an accession to the number of our citizens"- James Madison
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"The advancement and diffusion...

"The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty" -James Madison
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"The circulation of confide...

"The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money." - James Madison
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"If Tyranny and Oppression come to t...

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." - James Madison
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"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of fre...

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." -James Madison
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