James Madison

James Madison


The Father of the Constitution and fourth President of the United States who notably authored the United States Bill of Rights.
  • When was
    James Madison born?

    James Madison was born on Tuesday, March 16, 1751

  • Where was
    James Madison born?

    James Madison was born in Port Conway, VA

  • How old is
    James Madison?

    James Madison is 273

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  • Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the ...
  • Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his po...
  • Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.
  • Were it possible so to accelerate the intercourse between every part of the globe that all its inhabitants could be united under the superinte...
  • What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and sure...
  • The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment, may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy.
  • The essence of government is power, and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.
  • The American people owe it to themselves, and to the cause of free Government, to prove by their establishments for the advancement and diffus...
  • Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad...
  • Learned institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw light over the public mind which is the best security aga...
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