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)
In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's moneyMore Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Town meetings are to liberty what primary schools are to science; they bring it within the people's reach...More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The last thing a political party gives up is its vocabulary.More Alexis De Tocqueville quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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