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Quotation by Alexis de Tocqueville
Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles. Men are constantly on the move, but the spirit of humanity seems almost unmoved.
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859), French social philosopher. Democracy in America, vol. 2, pt. 3, ch. 21 (1840).
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