James Madison Quotes

The civil Government, though bereft of everything like an associated hierarchy, possesses the requisite stability, and performs its functions with complete success, whilst the number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people, have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the State

 
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James Madison, 1751-1836, 4th President of the United States (Democratic Republican, VA), Letter to Robert Walsh, March 2, 1819

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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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