Fisher Ames - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language. ---->>>

The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty. ---->>>

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: April 19, 1758
Die: July 4, 1808
Occupation: Statesman