Thursday, June 02, 2016

Noise And Impudence

There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.

-- Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757 – 1804), Founding Father of the United States, first Secretary of the Treasury (under President George Washington), founder of U.S. financial system, Father of the US Coast Guard, and founder of The New York Post

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