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

"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. "

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It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth. ~Alexis de Tocqueville

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Alexis de Tocqueville Despots and Liberty Quote - via (Everyone wants liberty for themselves but not for liberty for everyone.)

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Gallery of Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville / OMA + Barcode Architects - 1

“They recovered centralisation from its ruins and restored it, and at the same time they raised it up again, all that had formerly limited it remained destroyed, and from the very entrails of a nation that had just overthrown royalty one was to see emerge a more extended power, more detailed, more absolute than that which had been exercised by any kings.” — Alexis de Tocqueville

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