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

Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.

– 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

A popular government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both.
– James Madison

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
– James Madison