"We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Alexis de Tocqueville on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Alexis de Tocqueville on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Alexis de Tocqueville on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Alexis de Tocqueville on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Alexis de Tocqueville on Abraham Lincoln
"Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves."
"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."
"Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."