James Madison

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James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 (O.S. March 5) – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817). He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States ...
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11 November 2014
The internal effects of a mutable policy ... poisons the blessings of liberty itself.
11 November 2014
Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.
11 November 2014
A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy.
11 November 2014
What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and surest support?
11 November 2014
It is certain that every class is interested in [educational] establishments which give to the human mind its highest improvements, and to every Country its truest and most durable celebrity.

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