Although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is, in some respects, one of extreme dependence, I have nowhere seen woman occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked... in which I have spoken of so many important things done by Americans, to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of that people ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply, To the superiority of their women.
--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Sunday, May 15, 2011
... the theme of the Bible as sung by the Triumphant Quartet:
I also love their catchy song, Don't Let the Sandals Fool Ya: