James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 302 details Share on Google+ - Quote 302 Linked In Share Button - Quote 302 Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government. What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?

James Madison: Federalist No. 51, February 8, 1788
The Federalist Papers



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