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Of all the enemies to public liberty...
I go on the principle that a public...
We hold it for a fundamental and undeniable...
There is no maxim in my opinion...
As a man is said to have...
Wherever the real power in a Government...
The highest number to which a standing...
It is sufficiently obvious, that persons and property...
It is very certain that [the commerce...
Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence...
A pure democracy ... can admit no cure for the mischiefs...
History records that the money changers have...
It becomes all therefore who are friends...
The internal effects of a mutable policy...
Liberty is to faction what air is to fire,...
All men having power ought to be distrusted...
May it not be asked of every...
The aim of every political constitution is,...
The powers properly belonging to one of the departments...
[A]ll power is originally vested in, and consequently...
Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm....
[A]s the Courts are generally the last...
Experience is the oracle of truth; and where...
The strongest passions and most dangerous weaknesses...
But the mild voice of reason, pleading...
One hundred and seventy-three despots would surely...
Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole...
A republic, by which I mean a government...
Wherever the real power in a Government...
A dependence on the people is, no doubt,...
Do not separate text from historical background....
In a society under the forms of which...
The right of the people to keep...
The class of citizens who provide at once...
Of all the enemies to public liberty,...
No political truth is certainly of greater...
The legislative department is everywhere extending the sphere...
It is a principle incorporated into the settled...
War is in fact the true nurse...
If this spirit shall ever be so...
Each State, in ratifying the Constitution, is considered...
An efficient militia is authorized and contemplated...
Because finally, 'the equal right of every...
The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...
By rendering the labor of one, the property...
With respect to the words general welfare,...
[T]he powers granted by the proposed Constitution...
[In the case of] dangerous exercise of other...
In the first place, it is to be remembered,...
The eyes of the world being thus...
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