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 (1805-1859) French writer, diplomat, politician
Democracy in America, Vol. 1, ch. 13 (1835)
Added on 7-Apr-11 | Last updated 3-Nov-20
Link to this post
Topics: , , ,
More quotes by Tocqueville, Alexis de

Leave a Reply