James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 351 details Share on Google+ - Quote 351 Linked In Share Button - Quote 351 It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it. After discriminating, therefore, in theory, the several classes of power, as they may in their nature be legislative, executive, or judiciary, the next and most difficult task is to provide some practical security for each, against the invasion of the others.

James Madison: Federalist No. 48, February 1, 1788
The Federalist Papers



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