Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father Quote

Alexander Hamilton Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 149 details Share on Google+ - Quote 149 Linked In Share Button - Quote 149 In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the sceptre from reason. ... Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.

Alexander Hamilton: Federalist No. 55, February 15, 1788
The Federalist Papers
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