A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce, or a tragedy, or perhaps both. – – – James Madison
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference. – – – Thomas Jefferson
Democracy… while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide. – – – John Adams
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Maybe it is just his style. Maybe he is so much smarter than the rest of us, that he bides his time and surprises people with his chess-like end game.