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" The citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions in order to resist the evils and the difficulties of life; he looks upon the social authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he claims its assistance only... "
PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL SCIENCE - Page 179
by H.C. CAREY - 1858
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Democracy in America, Volume 15

Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve - Democracy - 1899
...and counties, a vast number of others are formed and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from his...evils and the difficulties of life ; he looks upon social authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he only claims its assistance when he is...
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Democracy In America -- Vol. 1

Alexis De Tocqueville - 1863
...and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions, in order to...authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he claims its assistance only when he is unable to do without it. This habit may be traced even in the...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1863
...and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions, in order to...upon the social authority with an eye of mistrust an3 anxiety7"arill h« claims its assistance only when he"is~unable" to "do without it. This habit...
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American Institutions, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - Constitutional history - 1870 - 559 pages
...maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught frorfi infancy to rely upon his own exertions, in order to...authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he claims its assistance only when he is unable to do without it. This habit may be traced even in the...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1875
...and counties, a vast number of others are formed and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from his...evils and the difficulties of life; he looks upon social authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he only claims its assistance when he is...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville, Francis Bowen - Democracy - 1898 - 1095 pages
...and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions, in order to...of life ; he looks upon the social authority with au eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he claims its assistance only when he is unable to do without it....
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Menschenwürde und freiheitliche Rechtsordnung: Festschrift f. Willi Geiger z ...

Gerhard Leibholz - Civil rights - 1974 - 988 pages
...collective exertions of individuals, despairs of attaining». Regarding authority Tocqueville added: «The citizen of the United States is taught from...evils and the difficulties of life; he looks upon social authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he only claims its assistance when he is...
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American Singularity: The 1787 Northwest Ordinance, the 1862 Homestead and ...

Harold M. Hyman - History - 2008 - 108 pages
...work. Alexis de Tocqueville reported accurately that "the citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions in order to resist the evils and the difficulties of life."20 This habit links the eighteenth-century "republican [small 'r'] synthesis" with that which...
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American Catholic Laity in a Changing Church

William V. D'Antonio - Religion - 1989 - 193 pages
...by it. By personal autonomy Tocqueville meant that the "citizen of the United States is taught from infancy to rely upon his own exertions, in order to...authority with an eye of mistrust and anxiety, and he claims its assistance only when he is unable to do without it . . ." (Tocqueville,1984: 95). This atmosphere...
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The Meeting: Gatherings in Organizations and Communities

H.B. Schwartzman - Social Science - 1989 - 344 pages
...and counties, a vast number of others are formed and maintained by the agency of private individuals. The citizen of the United States is taught from his earliest infancy to rely upon his awn exertions, in order to resist theevilsand the difficulties of life; he looks upon the social authority...
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