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Quotation by Alexis de Tocqueville
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859), French social philosopher. "About Virtue in Republics," vol. 2, appendix 5, Democracy in America (1840).
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