Best Quotes by James Madison (Top 10)

  1. The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
  2. The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
  3. I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
  4. Philosophy is common sense with big words.
  5. If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
  6. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
  7. Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
  8. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
  9. The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.
  10. History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and it's issuance.

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