Famous Quote from Alexander Hamilton 

"To judge from the history of mankind, we shall be compelled to conclude,
that the fiery and destructive passions of war, reign in the human breast,
with much more powerful sway, than the mild and beneficent sentiments of peace;
and, that to model our political systems upon speculations of lasting tranquility,
is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character."

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Alexander Hamilton
(1757-1804) American statesman, Secretary of the Treasury
writing as "Publius," in _Federalist No. 34,_ January 5, 1788
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