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Deepening Connections, Building Legacies, and Strengthening Shared Values

Posted on October 2, 2010 by Minnesota Council on Foundations

“Democracy does not give the people the most skillful government, but it produces what the ablest governments are frequently unable to create; namely, an all-pervading and restless activity, a superabundant force, and an energy which is inseparable from it and which may, however unfavorable circumstances may be, produce wonders. These are the true advantages of democracy.” – Alexis de Tocqueville… Read More