Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville, [Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel, le Comte de Tocqueville] (1805-1859) French historian

Alexis de Tocqueville Quote

“They certainly are not great writers, but they speak their country's language and they make themselves heard.”

Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville
~ Alexis de Tocqueville

Democracy in America, 1835

Ratings and Comments

E Archer, NYC

Quantity, not quality. ;-)

Joe, Rochester, MI

Government no longer listens to the people. Officials do what they want, regardless of what the people want.

Jack, Green, OH

Wben an American is in a foreign country, does he attempt to speak that language? Of course not. He simply talks louder.


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