A Quote by Charles Alexis Henri Clérel de Tocqueville on laws, manners, nations, people, and power

Laws are always unstable unless they are founded on the manners of a nation; and manners are the only durable and resisting power in a people.

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 - 1859)

Source: Tocqueville in Democracy in America, 1835

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