In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed…




In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed…

In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed… --Alexander Hamilton

In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the sceptre from reason. … Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.

Alexander Hamilton

Year: 1788
Context: Federalist No. 55
Tags: Assemblies, Athenian, Socrates, character, citizen, mob



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