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If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
[In government] the constant aim is to divide and arrange the several offices in such a manner as that each may be a check on the ...
Public instability ... gives ... [an] unreasonable advantage ... to the sagacious, the enterprising, and the moneyed few over the ...
The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and ...
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men ... you must first enable the government to control the govern ...
As there is a degree of depravity in mankind which requires a certain circumspection and distrust, so there are qualities in human ...
Ambition must be made to counteract ambition.
As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed.
In the extent and proper structure of the Union, therefore, we behold a republican remedy for the diseases most incident to republ ...
The internal effects of a mutable policy ... poisons the blessings of liberty itself.
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