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Quotation by James Madison
[The human mind] finds more facility in assenting to the self-existence of an invisible cause possessing infinite power, wisdom, and goodness, than in the self-existence of the universe, visibly destitute of these attributes, and which may be the effect of them.
James Madison (1751–1836), U.S. president. Madison to F. Beasley, November 20, 1825. The Writings of James Madison, vol. 9, p. 231, ed. Gaillard Hunt, New York (1900-1910).
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