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Democracy means not "I am as good as you are," but "You are as good as I am." (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Doing politics in a democracy costs money for campaigning and getting our message across and that's what we intend to do. (Quote by - Hazel Blears)

While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty. (Quote by - Charles Evans Hughes)

People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote a very different thing. (Quote by - Walter H. Judd)

Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it. (Quote by - Walter Winchell)

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking. (Quote by - Clement Atlee)

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself- always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity. (Quote by - Jimmy Carter)

Democracy is the most vile form of government... democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention: have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property: and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths. (Quote by - James Madison)

A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy. (Quote by - Bernardo Bertolucci)

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open. (Quote by - Gunter Grass)

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our Founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

It is the greatest good to the greatest number which is the measure of right and wrong. (Quote by - Jeremy Bent ham)

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. (Quote by - Harry Emerson Fosdickc)

El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

I sow; my successor reaps. This is the majesty of democracy. (Quote by - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo)

A democracy in the Middle East must be more than a democracy in name only - it must live out its principles. (Quote by - Kay Granger)

The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves. (Quote by - Bernard Baruch)

Democracy, I do not conceive that ever God did ordain as a fit government either for church or commonwealth. If the people be governors, who shall be governed? (Quote by - John Cotton)

Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. (Quote by - John Adams)

Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism. (Quote by - Florence King)

A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped. (Quote by - Norman Mailer)

We intend to lead a government of purpose and direction so that we can offer the people of this nation the opportunity to move forward to independence, democracy and equality. (Quote by - Alex Salmond)


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