James Madison quotes

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The two great points of difference between a democracy and a republic are: first, the delegation of the government, in the latter, ...
The proposed Constitution ... is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal constitution; but a composition of both.
The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to a unifo ...
A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent ...
[Let] the Union of the States be cherished and perpetuated. Let the open enemy to it be regarded as a Pandora with her box opened; ...
The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its wo ...
[T]he temple through which alone lies the road to that of Liberty.
Were it possible so to accelerate the intercourse between every part of the globe that all its inhabitants could be united under t ...
[Exchange] the galling burden of bachelorship for the easy yoke of matrimony.
Despotism can only exist in darkness, and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere ...
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