quotes tagged with 'usurp'

I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
Author: James Madison, Source: Virginia Convention on the ratification of the Constitution, June 6, 1788Saved by cboyack in liberty freedom tyranny power corruption usurp 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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