" Ah, this is the constitution," he said. "Now, mark my words. So long as we are a young and virtuous people, this instument will bind us together in mutual interests, mutual welfare, and mutual happiness. But when we become…
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
American Constitution Quotes
I think the first duty of society is justice.
A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by judges, as a fundamental law....
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary)...
I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
It has been frequently remarked that it seems to have been reserved to the people...
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of...
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great...
Learn to think continentally.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be...
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or...
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to...
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.