The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
If you’d like to learn more about this French historian, check out his Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexis_de_Tocqueville
Until next time…