Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton Quotes
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or...
It has been frequently remarked that it seems to have been reserved to the people...
A promise must never be broken
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform...
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to...
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of...
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
I think the first duty of society is justice.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it,...
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary)...
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great...