Clark Mountain Musings

Friday, January 06, 2006

The Patriot Post Founders' Quote Daily

"In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the sceptre from reason. ... Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob."

-- Alexander Hamilton and James Madison

(Federalist No. 55,15 February 1788) Reference: The Federalist

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