Fisher Ames

1758 - 1808

A Quote by Fisher Ames on water

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A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom; a republic is a raft which will never sink, but then your feet are always in the water.

Fisher Ames (1758 - 1808)

Source: Speech in the US House of Representatives, 1795

Contributed by: Zaady

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