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Quote from James Madison,

In framing a government,
which is to be administered by men over men,
the great difficulty lies in this:
you must first enable the
government to control the governed,
and in the next place,
oblige it to control itself.


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


The Federalist; Feb.8, 1788


Constitution, Government, Morals, Power, President, Proverbs, Responsibility, Virtue, Wisdom


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