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I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 62
James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 62
The principles and modes of governments are too important to be disregarded by an inquisitive mind and I think are well worthy a critical examination by all students that have health and leisure. James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 43
James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 43
Experience is the oracle of truth; and where its responses are unequivocal, they ought to be conclusive and sacred. James Madison Jr#Experience 43
James Madison Jr#Experience 43
Strongly guarded as is the separation between religion and government in the Constitution of the United States the danger of encroachment by Ecclesiastical Bodies, may be illustrated by precedents already furnished in their short history. James Madison Jr#Religion 32
James Madison Jr#Religion 32
The American people are too well schooled in the duty and practice of submitting to the will of the majority to permit any serious uneasiness on that account. James Madison Jr#America 30
James Madison Jr#America 30
Liberty and order will never be perfectly safe, until a trespass on the constitutional provisions for either, shall be felt with the same keenness that resents an invasion of the dearest rights. James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 28
James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 28
A good government implies two things: fidelity to the object of government, which is the happiness of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained. James Madison Jr#Knowledge 26
James Madison Jr#Knowledge 26
The rights of man as the foundation of just Government had been long understood; but the superstructures projected had been sadly defective. James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 25
James Madison Jr#Uncategorized 25
On a candid examination of history, we shall find that turbulence, violence, and abuse of power, by the majority, trampling on the rights of the minority, have produced factions and commotions which, in republics, have, more frequently than any other. James Madison Jr#History 24
James Madison Jr#History 24
Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence. James Madison Jr#Religion 22
James Madison Jr#Religion 22
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