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Government is instituted to protect property of every sort. ... This being the end of government, that alone is a just government,
which impartially secures to every man, whatever is his own.
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
Essay entitled Property, published March 27, 1792 in the NATIONAL GAZETTE, and
reprinted in THE PAPERS OF JAMES MADISON, Vol. 14, p. 266 (University of Virginia Press 1982).
Government, Justice, Property, Security