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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    All democracies are based on the proposition that power is very dangerous and that it is extremely important not to let any one person or small group have too much power for too long a time.
  • B. W. Powe
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
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    Democracies should be a delirium of choices - more options, not fewer; more avenues to travel, not fewer.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light A Prayer For Canada, p. 5
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
    American politician 1944-
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    Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    In America, unlike England, unlike Israel, unlike Japan, other democracies, we have elections that have staggered terms.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.
  • Alan Dershowitz
    Alan Dershowitz
    American lawyer and author 1938-
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    Most liberal democracies don't try to figure out what the truth is.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - ''indoctrination,'' we might say - exercised through the mass media.
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