It is too early for politicians to presume on our forgetting that the public good…




It is too early for politicians to presume on our forgetting that the public good…

It is too early for politicians to presume on our forgetting that the public good… --James Madison

It is too early for politicians to presume on our forgetting that the public good, the real welfare of the great body of the people, is the supreme object to be pursued; and that no form of government whatever has any other value than as it may be fitted for the attainment of this object.

James Madison

Year: 1788
Context: Federalist No. 45
Tags: government, people, politicians, public good, value



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