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
More Quotes from James Madison:Despotism can only exist in darkness, and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere, as it has heretofore done, almost everywhere.
In no instance have... the churches been guardians of the liberties of the people.
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.
A standing army is one of the greatest mischief that can possibly happen.
The Constitution of the United States was created by the people of the United States composing the respective states, who alone had the right .
What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?
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