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The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. (Quote by - Theodore H White)

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

Caesarism is democracy without liberty. (Quote by - Taxile Delord)

Democracy is on trial in the world, on a more colossal scale than ever before. (Quote by - Charles Fletcher Dole)

Democracy is a small hard core of common agreement, surrounded by a rich variety of individual differences. (Quote by - James Bryant Conant)

Government that "substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.". (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people will be heard and their latent wisdom will prevail. (Quote by - Anonymous)

And wrinkles, the d--d democrats, won't flatter. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Democracy ... is a system of self-determination. It's the right to make the wrong choice. (Quote by - John Patrick)

After each war there is a little less democracy to save Once Around the Sun. (Quote by - Brooks Atkinson)

Of democracy, only the shoemaker can make the shoe. Only the wearer can tell if it fits. (Quote by - David Spitz)

Democracy is the opposite of totalitarianism, communism, fascism, or mobocracy. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. (Quote by - Reinhold Niebuhr)

Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse. (Quote by - Jawaharlal Nehru)

Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men. (Quote by - Novalis)

Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management. (Quote by - Senator Soaper)

Today we frankly recognize that democracy can be no more than aspiration, and have rule not so much by the people as by the cleverest people; not an aristocracy of birth, not a plutocracy of wealth, but a true meritocracy of talent. (Quote by - Michael Young)

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave. (Quote by - Karl Kraus)

Communism is not the opposite of democracy. Communism and capitalism are economic systems. Democracy and totalitarianism are political systems. There are democratic communists and totalitarian capitalists. (Quote by - David Spitz)

Democracy is a festival of mediocrity. (Quote by - E. M. Cioran)

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