Quotes: democracy

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    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
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Adultery is the application of democracy to love.

  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    Advertising is the very essence of democracy.

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.

  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    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.

  • Alfred E. Smith
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    All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.

  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.

  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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    Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.

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