Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.
There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one
In the United States the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own
In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
With much care and skill power has been broken into fragments in the American township, so that the maximum possible number of people have some concern with public affairs
Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
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