The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true.




The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true.

The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. --John Adams

The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. They are the worst conceivable, they are no keepers at all; they can neither judge, act, think, or will, as a political body.

John Adams

Year: 1787
Context: A Defense of the Constitution of the Government of the United States of America
Tags: act, best keepers, judge, liberties, people, political body, think, will



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