James Madison

James Madison

Equal laws protecting equal rights…the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.

James Madison

James Madison

Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties or his possessions.

James Madison

James Madison

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree

James Madison

James Madison

No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.

James Madison

James Madison

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

James Madison

James Madison

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.

James Madison

James Madison

As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.

James Madison

James Madison

Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as by the abuses of power.

James Madison

James Madison

No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity.