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Democracy Quotes


These are some of the best 'Democracy' quotations and sayings.

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"It is a great blessing," says Pascal: "to be born a man of quality, since it brings a man as far forward at eighteen or twenty as another would be at fifty, which is a clear gain of thirty years." - These thirty years are commonly wanting to the ambitious characters of democracies. - The principle of equality, which allows every man to arrive at everything, prevents all men from rapid advancement.

All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.

Democracy has many enemies, and the terrorist is only one of them.

Democracy is a festival of mediocrity.

Democracy is a small hard core of common agreement, surrounded by a rich variety of individual differences.

Democracy is based on the conviction that man has the moral and intellectual capacity, as well as the inalienable right, to govern himself with reason and justice.

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.

Democracy is less a system of government than it is a system to keep government limited, unintrusive; a system of constraints on power to keep politics and government secondary to the important things in life, the true sources of value found only in

Democracy is not a fragile flower; still it needs cultivating.

Democracy is spreading across the world. Democracy is only possible with easy access to information and good communications. And technology is a way of facilitating communications. See quote detail

Democracy is the art of thinking independently together.

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.

Democracy means not "I am as good as you are," but "You are as good as I am."

Democracy will itself accomplish the salutary universal change from the delusive to the real, and make a new blessed world of us bye and bye.

I believe in Democracy because it releases the energies of every human being.


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