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Considering the natural lust for power so inherent in man, I fear the thirst of power will prevail to oppress the people.

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The Papers of George Mason, 1052 (Robert A. Rutland Ed., 1970)

Submitted by Normando on September 24, 2020

George Mason

American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)

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