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Quote from James Madison,

"A popular government without popular information
or the means of acquiring it
is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both.
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance:
And a people who mean to be their own Governors,
must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."


James Madison (more quotes by James Madison or books by/about James Madison)

(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President


letter to W. T. Barry, August 4, 1822, Ref: Letters and other Writings of James Madison, vol. 3


Education, Government, Ignorance, Knowledge, Power, Responsibility


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