James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 1435 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1435 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1435 Such an institution, though local in its legal character, would be universal in its beneficial effects. By enlightening the opinions, by expanding the patriotism, and by assimilating the principles, the sentiments, and the manners of those who might resort to this temple of science, to be redistributed in due time through every part of the community, sources of jealousy and prejudice would be diminished, the features of national character would be multiplied, and greater extent given to social harmony. But, above all, a well- constituted seminary in the center of the nation is recommended by the consideration that the additional instruction emanating from it would contribute not less to strengthen the foundations than to adorn the structure of our free and happy system of government.

James Madison: Second annual message to congress, Dec 5, 1810



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