• “Government implies the power of making laws. It is essential to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1787)
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  • “The fundamental source of all your errors, sophisms and false reasonings is a total ignorance of the natural rights of mankind. Were you once to become acquainted with these, you could never entertain a thought, that all men are not, by nature, entitled to a parity of privileges.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1775)
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  • “War, like most other things, is a science to be acquired and perfected by diligence, by perserverance, by time, and by practice.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1787)
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  • “[T]here is not a syllable in the plan under consideration which directly empowers the national courts to construe the laws according to the spirit of the Constitution.” ~Alexander Hamilton in Federalist Paper No. 81 (1787)
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  • “It is essential to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1787)
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  • “Ambition, avarice, personal animosity, party opposition, and many other motives, not more laudable than these, are apt to operate as well upon those who support as upon those who oppose the right side of a question. Were there not even these inducements to moderation, nothing could be more ill-judged than that intolerant spirit, which has, at all times, characterized political parties.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1787)
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  • “If it be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1794)
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  • “Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1793)
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  • “To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1791)
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  • “[The judicial Branch] may truly be said to have neither FORCE nor WILL, but merely judgment; and must ultimately depend upon the aid of the executive arm even for the efficacy of its judgments.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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