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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1932
AUTHOR:James Madison (1751–1836)
QUOTATION:War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason; and if any thing is to be hoped, every thing ought to be tried.
ATTRIBUTION:JAMES MADISON, “Universal Peace,” National Gazette, February 2, 1792.—The Writings of James Madison, ed. Gaillard Hunt, vol. 6, pp. 88–89 (1906).

  These words are inscribed in the Madison Memorial Hall, Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building.
SUBJECTS:War
 
 
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