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NUMBER: 1429
AUTHOR: Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–59)
QUOTATION: There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
ATTRIBUTION: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE, Democracy in America, ed. J. P. Mayer, trans. George Lawrence, vol. 1, part 2, chapter 8, p. 270 (1969). Originally published in 1835–1840.
SUBJECTS: Politics