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Quote from James Madison,

"The essence of Government is power;
and power, lodged as it must be in human hands,
will ever be liable to abuse."


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


Speech, Virginia State Convention, 2 December 1829


Constitution, Despotism, Government, Power, President, Proverbs, Speech, Tyranny


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