James Madison: Founding Father Quote

James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 910 details Share on Google+ - Quote 910 Linked In Share Button - Quote 910 In order to judge of to form to be given to this institution [the Senate], it will be proper to take a view of the ends to be served by it. These were, -first, to protect the people against their rulers, secondly to protect the people against the transient impressions into which they themselves might be led.

James Madison: debates in the Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 26, 1787
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