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Alexis de Tocqueville Quotes

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The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.

~ Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country, indeed, where the love of money has taken a stronger hold on the affections of men.

~ Alexis de Tocqueville

- Democracy in America, 1835-39

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