from the desk of H. Bowie...

desktop with typewriter


Alexis de Tocqueville

Brief Bio: French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, political philosopher and historian

Lived: 1805-1859

For further info:


“The exercise of the intellect”

From the time when the exercise of the intellect became a source of strength and of wealth, we see that every addition to science, every fresh truth and every new idea became a germ of power placed within the reach of the people.

From the book Democracy in America

— 1835

» Permalink for Quote