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 James Madison - “Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations”
 James Madison - “Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations.”
 James Madison - “Each State, in ratifying the Constitution, is considered as a sovereign body, independent of all others, and only to be bound by its own voluntary act. In this relation, then, the new Constitution will, if established, be a FEDERAL, and not a NATIONAL constitution.”
 James Madison - “A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.”
 James Madison - “The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.”
 James Madison - “Respect for character is always diminished in proportion to the number among whom the blame or praise is to be divided.”
 Tianna Madison - “I told myself that I would make a decision by my birthday, but that didn't happen because everything isn't in place yet. I still have time, and I'm still not sure what I'm going to do.”
 James Madison - “What has been the fruit of religion Pride and indolence in the clergy, ignorance in the laity, in both, superstition, bigotry and persecution.”
 James Madison - “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.”
 James Madison - “Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other sects Memorial and Remonstrance”
 James Madison - “But ambitious encroachments of the federal government, on the authority of the State governments, would not excite the opposition of a single State, or of a few States only. They would be signals of general alarm... But what degree of madness could ever drive the federal government to such an extremity.”
 James Madison - “We had some great set-ups with Inge and Jessica Miller in the middle, ... Inge gets better and better everyday. I think at first she had to get used to what was going on, but she is really starting to move the ball well and ignite our attack.”
 James Madison - “A standing army is one of the greatest mischief that can possibly happen”
 Dolley Madison - “And now, dear sister, I must leave this house or the retreating army will make me a prisoner in it by filling up the road I am directed to take.”
 James Madison - “Keep within the requisite limits a standing military force, always remembering that an armed and trained militia is the firmest bulwark of republics - that without standing armies their liberty can never be in danger, nor with large ones safe”
 James Madison - “Government destitute of energy, will ever produce anarchy”
 James Madison - “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition.”
 James Madison - “America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.”
 James Madison - “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.”
 James Madison - “The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”
 James Madison - “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”
 James Madison - “Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.”
 James Madison - “On a candid examination of history, we shall find that turbulence, violence, and abuse of power, by the majority, trampling on the rights of the minority, have produced factions and commotions which, in republics, have, more frequently than any other”
 James Madison - “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 its issuance.”
 James Madison - “Those innocent screen savers, pictures and games that we once downloaded with abandon have much more ability to play havoc today,”

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