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" In questions of power, then, let no more be said of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution. "
Teachings of Patriots and Statesmen: Or, The "founders of the Republic" on ... - Página 193
por Ezra B. Chase - 1860 - 495 páginas
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Quotations of Wit and Wisdom

John W. Gardner, John William Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese - 1996 - 247 páginas
...is founded on jealousy and not in confidence. ... In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson The qualities that get a man into power are not those that lead him, once established,...
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Main Themes in the Debate Over Property Rights, Volumen6

James W. Ely - 1997 - 446 páginas
...powers of the judiciary are vast but not unlimited. "[I]n questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution . . . ."105 No chain is placed on the judiciary's veto power over the actions of the legislature and...
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Eternal Vigilance?: 50 Years of the CIA

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, Christopher M. Andrew - 1997 - 246 páginas
...everywhere the parent of despotism', he warned. 'In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.' 2 The preeminent link in these chains was the First Article, which enumerated the powers of Congress...
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Thomas Jefferson: His Words and Vision

Thomas Jefferson - 1998
...confidence which prescribes limited constitutions ... In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution. [Kentucky Resolutions, 1798] -k The Legislative, Executive and Judiciary offices shall be kept for...
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The Jefferson Image in the American Mind

Merrill D. Peterson - 1998 - 548 páginas
...Jeffersonian missiles at the Roosevelt administration: In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution. When we must wait for Washington to tell us when to sow and when to reap, we shall soon want bread....
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Constitutionalism: Philosophical Foundations

Larry Alexander, Lawrence A. Alexander - 2001 - 319 páginas
...dictum of Jefferson's best expresses this attitude: "In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."127 Even when acknowledging the inevitable need for some human intermediary between the...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - 1999 - 232 páginas
...choice have more respected the bare suspicions of the President than the solid rights of innocence, the claims of justification, the sacred force of truth,...justice. In questions of power then let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the claims of the Constitution. That...
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The Noblest Minds: Fame, Honor, and the American Founding

Peter McNamara - 1999 - 236 páginas
...those whom we are obliged to trust with power. ... In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution. The contrast between "jealousy" and "confidence" reveals the essential difference between a Whig and...
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The Presidency Then and Now

Phillip G. Henderson - 2000 - 300 páginas
..."fixed the limits" of political power, he concluded, "In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."1 As I have argued in my study of Jefferson's constitutional thought, this statement...
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Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Contributions to Original ...

Derek H. Davis - 2000 - 320 páginas
...Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, Jefferson declared, "In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."94 An exchange between two long-retired presidents is instructive. In December 1819 Jefferson...
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