More From James Madison
- "A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them."
- "War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits."
- "Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."
More In Government
- "Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government."― James Madison
- "As president, Reagan worked very well with Democrats to do big things. It is true that he worked to reduce the size of government and cut federal taxes and he eliminated many regulations, but he also raised taxes when necessary."― Arnold Schwarzenegger
- "You can’t give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad – in fact, to do anything it wants."― Harry Browne