JAMES MADISON — Fourth President 1809–1817.

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Four quotes that resonate:

“The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.”
– James Madison

“And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.”
– James Madison

“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”.
– James Madison

“Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations.”
– James Madison

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