Quotes by James Madison

James Madison Jr. was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817.

James Madison belongs to the following category: US Presidents

Quotes by James Madison

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.

- James Madison

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.

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The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted.

- James Madison

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.

- James Madison

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

- James Madison