"The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Alexis de Tocqueville on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Alexis de Tocqueville on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Alexis de Tocqueville on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Alexis de Tocqueville on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Alexis de Tocqueville on Henry David Thoreau
"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."