Fisher Ames Quote

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.


Works of Fisher Ames, compiled by a number of his friends (ed. 1809)

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.