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Thunder on! Stride on! Democracy. Strike with vengeful strokes. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day. (Quote by - Brad Henry)

I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq, will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong in what it does in trying to save our democracy. (Quote by - Ed Asner)

Television is Democracy at it's ugliest. (Quote by - Paddy Chayefsky)

I believe in Democracy because it releases the energies of every human being. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

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. (Quote by - Harry S. Truman)

Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us. (Quote by - Dennis Chavez)

So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy. (Quote by - Roger Baldwin)

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be. (Quote by - Sydney Harris)

It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions--it only guarantees equality of opportunity. (Quote by - John Dryden)

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

Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

The love of democracy is that of equality. (Quote by - Charles Montesquieu)

For poets (bear the word) Half-poets even, are still whole democrats. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt)

America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams. (Quote by - David Brooks)

Thus our democracy was from an early period the most aristocratic, and our aristocracy the most democratic. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man, walking into the little booth, with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper. . . . (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment. (Quote by - Robert Hutchins)

The world must be made safe for democracy. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. (Quote by - Laurence J. Peter)


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