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)
He who seeks freedom for anything but freedom's self is made to be a slave.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles. Men are constantly on the move, but the spirit of humanity seems almost unmoved.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The will of the nation is one of those phrases most widely abused by schemers and tyrants of all ages.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It would seem as if the rulers of our time sought only to use men in order to make things great; I wish that they would try a little more to make great men; that they would set less value on the work and more upon the workman; that they would never forget that a nation cannot long remain strong when every man belonging to it is individually weak; and that no form or combination of social polity has yet been devised to make an energetic people out of a community of pusillanimous and enfeebled citizens.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Christianity has therefore retained a strong hold on the public mind in America... In the United States... Christianity itself is a fact so irresistibly established, that no one undertakes either to attack or to defend it.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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