"The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty."
by:
Fisher Ames
(1758-1808), American statesman, orator and political writer
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Speech in the Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, January 15, 1788
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