"The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Alexis de Tocqueville on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Alexis de Tocqueville on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Alexis de Tocqueville on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Alexis de Tocqueville on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Alexis de Tocqueville on Booker T. Washington
"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."