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In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.

 
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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.

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