Alexis De Tocqueville

Alexis De Tocqueville

was a French political thinker and historian best known for his Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856)
Can it be believed that the democracy which overthrew the feudal system and vanquished kings will retreat before tradesmen and capitalists?More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Despotism often presents itself as the repairer of all the ills suffered, the support of just rights, defender of the oppressed, and founder of order.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To get the inestimable good that freedom of the press assures one must know how to submit to the inevitable evil it gives rise to.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most perilous moment for a bad government is when it seeks to mend its ways. Only consummate statecraft can enable a king to save his throne when, after a long spell of oppression, he sets out to improve the lot of his subjects.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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