"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself. A dependence on the people is, no doubt, the primary control on the government; but experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions." - James Madison.
The OP purposely misspelled angels as angles, as in "90 degree right angles", something that a protractor would measure, but a ruler would be less useful with angles.
I liked it.
"Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito."
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