To model our political systems upon speculations of lasting tranquillity is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.- Maude Adams
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.- Edmund Wilson
The only guaranteed way to be a genius is to surround yourself with idiots.- Ziad K. Abdelnour
Mr Robert Montgomery’s genius [is] far too free and aspiring to be shackled by the rules...- Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discov- James Joyce
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The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
|Birth:||11th January, 1755|
|Death:||12th July, 1804|
|Profession:||Author, Economist, Financier, Lawyer, Politician, Soldier|
Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father of the United States, chief of staff to General Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the first American political party. As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the primary author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration, especially the funding of the state debts by the Federal government, the establishment of a national bank, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. He became the leader of the Federalist Party, created largely in support of his views, and was opposed by the Democratic-Republican Party, led by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
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