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Monday, May 21, 2012

Words To Live By, Words Of Wisdom, And Words To Ponder.

"If we resort for a criterion to the different principles on which different forms of government are established, we may define a republic to be, or at least may bestow that name on, a government which derives all its powers directly or indirectly from the great body of the people, and is administered by persons holding their offices during pleasure for a limited period, or during good behavior."

-- James Madison, Federalist No. 39

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