Alexis de Tocqueville Quote

The regime which is destroyed by a revolution is almost always an improvement on its immediate predecessor, and experience teaches that the most critical moment for bad governments is the one which witnesses their first steps toward reform.


Variant translation: The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform.

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