James Madison Quotes

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

 
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James Madison
James Madison
  • Born: March 16, 1751
  • Died: June 28, 1836
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

James Madison Jr. was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the "Father of the Constitution" for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.