James Madison: Founding Father Quote

James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 350 details Share on Google+ - Quote 350 Linked In Share Button - Quote 350 It may be considered as an objection inherent in the principle, that as every appeal to the people would carry an implication of some defect in the government, frequent appeals would in great measure deprive the government of that veneration which time bestows on every thing, and without which perhaps the wisest and freest governments would not possess the requisite stability.

James Madison: Federalist No. 49, February 5, 1788
The Federalist Papers

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