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Quote from Alexander Hamilton,

"All communities divide themselves into the few and the many.
The first are the rich and the well-born; the other the mass of the people ...
turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.
Give therefore to the first class a distinct, permanent share in the Government ...
Nothing but a permanent body can check the imprudence of democracy."


Alexander Hamilton (more quotes by Alexander Hamilton or books by/about Alexander Hamilton)

(1757-1804) American statesman, Secretary of the Treasury


speech to the Constitutional Convention concerning the United States Senate, 06/18/1787, quoted in the notes of Judge Yates


Authority, Democracy, Economics, Federalism, Government, Hypocrisy, Money, Politics, Power, Preservation, Security, Wealth


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