Grant me thirty years of
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
– Alexis de Tocqueville
- The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money. – Alexis de Tocqueville
- The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing. – Alexis Tocqueville
- If an American was condemned to confine his activity to his own affairs, he would be robbed of one half of his existence. – Alexis Tocqueville
- There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle. – Alexis Tocqueville
- A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad. – Albert Camus
- Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom. – Alexis
- Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom. – Alexis
- I haven’t been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either. – Dave Barry
- In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule. – Robert W. Welch, Jr.
- Our Republic and its press will rise or fall together. – Joseph Pulitzer