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Alexis Tocqueville Quotes

There are two things which will always be very difficult for a democratic nation to start a war and to end it.

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A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.

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The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform.

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The principle of equality does not destroy the imagination, but lowers its flight to the level of the earth.

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America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.

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Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

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There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.

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The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.

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In politics... shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.

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The last thing a political party gives up is its vocabulary.

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Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.

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