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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
American writer 1923-
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.
All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
American writer and criticus 1925-
Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
American statesman 1809-1865
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.