Friday, June 15, 2007

More Quotes

The danger of disturbing the public tranquillity by interesting too strongly the public passions is a still more serious objection against a frequent reference of constitutional questions to the decision of the whole society.
—James Madison, Federalist 49

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.
—Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave is the 4th of July?"

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