It has been said that all Government is an evil.




It has been said that all Government is an evil.

It has been said that all Government is an evil. --James Madison

It has been said that all Government is an evil. It would be more proper to say that the necessity of any Government is a misfortune. This necessity however exists; and the problem to be solved is, not what form of Government is perfect, but which of the forms is least imperfect.

James Madison

Year: 1833
Context: Personal correspondence
Tags: evil, government, imperfect, misfortune, necessity



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