James Madison Quote
“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”
The Senate as a Deliberative Body, Federalist No. 62, February 27, 1788
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJames Madison
Born: March 16, 1751
Died: June 28, 1836 (aged 85)
Bio: James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights. He served as a politician much of his adult life.