John Adams Quote

There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state, the majesty of the people, call it what you will — a doge, an avoyer, an archon, a president, a consul, a syndic; this becomes at once an object of ambition and dispute, and, in time, of division, faction, sedition, and rebellion.


Letter LV: Conclusion - A Defence of the Constitutions of Government (1787)

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There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state, the majesty of the people, call it what...

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There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state, the majesty of the people, call it what...

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There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state, the majesty of the people, call it what...

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There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state, the majesty of the people, call it what...