"As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?"
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Alexis de Tocqueville on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Alexis de Tocqueville on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Alexis de Tocqueville on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Alexis de Tocqueville on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Alexis de Tocqueville on Mark Twain
"Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves."
"We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects."
"The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality."
"Life is to be entered upon with courage."
"Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude."
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