• It will be forgotten, on the one hand, that jealousy is the usual concomitant of violent love, and that the noble enthusiasm of liberty is too apt to be infected with a spirit of narrow and illiberal distrust. On the other hand, it will be equally forgotten, that the vigour of government is essential to the security of liberty.

    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (1866). “The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States. A Collection of Essays”, p.51
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