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"I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free." Abraham Lincoln 4.166666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Abraham Lincoln 4.839285714285714 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." Abraham Lincoln 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." Abraham Lincoln 4.785714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth." Abraham Lincoln 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect." Adlai Stevenson 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality." Adlai Stevenson 3 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.568965517241379 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one." Alexis de Tocqueville 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In the United States the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own." Alexis de Tocqueville 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When American(s) ask for the cooperation of (their) fellow citizens, it is seldom refused; and I have often seen it afforded spontaneously and with great good will." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them." Alexis de Tocqueville 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom." Alexis de Tocqueville 3.6666666666666665 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him." Alexis de Tocqueville 2.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle." Alexis de Tocqueville 2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other." Alexis de Tocqueville 3.823529411764706 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair." Arnold Toynbee 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." Benjamin Franklin 4.72972972972973 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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