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The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

Alexis de Tocqueville

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

Alexis de Tocqueville

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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…

Dave

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