It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor, as such differences become less it grows feeble, and when they disappear it will vanish too.
Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville (29 July 1805 – 16 April 1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He was best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856).
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