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Alexis de Tocqueville
(1805-1879) born on
Jul 29
French scientist, historian, politician. He is best-known for "Democracy in America," 4 vol., 1835-40, a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the U.S. in early 19th C.
America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. . . . No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man; and in his eyes, what is not yet done is only what he has not yet attempted to

Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort.
In a revolution, as in a novel. the most difficult part to invent is the end.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all . . .
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Democracy in America," 1840.
R: "Democracy in America," vol. 2, pt. 3, ch. 21, 1840.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: "Democracy in America," vol. 2, pt. 3, ch. 21, 1840.

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