The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.
Alexander Hamilton


Other quotes by Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.

Learn to think continentally.

When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

About Alexander Hamilton

Profession: Politician
Nationality: American
Born: January 11, 1755
Died: January 11, 1755


believed , changing , determine , fact , generally , god , judge , maxim , people , quoted , right , said , seldom , true , turbulent , voice ,

Related authors

Abu Abbas , Diane Abbott , Tony Abbott , Farooq Abdullah , Neil Abercrombie , Spencer Abraham , Gary Ackerman , John Adair , Gerry Adams , Sandy Adams ,