The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
More Quotes from James Madison:What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
The Constitution of the United States was created by the people of the United States composing the respective states, who alone had the right .
Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.
The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.
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
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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.
When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel