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Quotation by James Madison
It is to the press mankind are indebted for having dispelled the clouds which so long encompassed religion, for disclosing her genuine lustre, and disseminating her salutary doctrines.
James Madison (1751–1836), U.S. president. Virginia Report of 1800 (January 7, 1800). W.T. Hutchinson et al., The Papers of James Madison, vol. 17, p. 347, Chicago and Charlottesville, Virginia (1962-1991).
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