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If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
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James Madison

4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)

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