• “A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1775)
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  • “[T]he courts were designed to be an intermediate body between the people and the legislature, in order, among other things, to keep the latter within the limits assigned to their authority.” ~Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 78
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  • “[T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes — rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments.” ~Alexander Hamilton
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  • “A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” ~Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, 1775
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  • “I am persuaded that a firm union is as necessary to perpetuate our liberties as it is to make us respectable.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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  • “A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” ~Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, 1775
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  • “The balance between the National and State governments ought to be dwelt on with peculiar attention, as it is of the utmost importance. It forms a double security to the people. If one encroaches on their rights they will find a powerful protection in the other. Indeed, they will both be prevented from overpassing their constitutional limits by a certain rivalship, which will ever subsist between them.” ~Alexander Hamilton, speech to the New York Ratifying Convention, 1788
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  • “If it were to 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 — the first growing out of the last. … A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government. … [T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes — rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments.” ~Alexander Hamilton
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  • “The ingredients which constitute safety in the republican sense are, first, a due dependence on the people, secondly, a due responsibility.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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  • “Energy in the executive is a leading character in the definition of good government. It is essential to the protection of the community against foreign attacks; it is not less essential to the steady administration of the laws; to the protection of property against those irregular and high-handed combinations which sometimes interrupt the ordinary course of justice; to the security of liberty against the enterprises and assaults of ambition, of faction, and of anarchy.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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