Government is instituted to protect property of every sort…




Government is instituted to protect property of every sort…

Government is instituted to protect property of every sort… --James Madison

Government is instituted to protect property of every sort; as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals, as that which the term particularly expresses. This being the end of government, that alone is a just government which impartially secures to every man whatever is his own.

James Madison

Year: 1792
Context: Essay on Property
Tags: government, impartially, individuals, just, own, protect property, rights, secures



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