Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father Quote




Alexander Hamilton Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 159 details Share on Google+ - Quote 159 Linked In Share Button - Quote 159 It seems to have been reserved to the people of this country, by their conduct and example, to decide the important question, whether societies of men are really capable or not of establishing good government from reflection and choice, or whether they are forever destined to depend for their political constitutions on accident and force. If there be any truth in the remark, the crisis at which we are arrived may with propriety be regarded as the era in which that decision is to be made; and a wrong election of the part we shall act may, in this view, deserve to be considered as the general misfortune of mankind.

Alexander Hamilton: Federalist No. 1, October 27, 1787
The Federalist Papers
Quoted Document: The Federalist Papers



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