James Madison on Framing A Government

A few days ago, while reading an article on health care reform, I came across this great quote from James Madison.

In these Words of Freedom you can see the foresight our founding father had and perhaps a glimpse of their fear of the future.

“In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.” ~ James Madison

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