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Nationality
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DOB
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29-07-1805
DOD
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16-04-1859

Scientist Alexis de Tocqueville was born on 29th July 1805 AD. A French citizen, Alexis de Tocqueville was born in France. He was also called Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville. Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville was 54 years old when he died on 16th April 1859 AD. In his life Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

- Democracy in America , Alexis de Tocqueville

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

- Democracy in America , Alexis de Tocqueville

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.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

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