Quotes by democracy
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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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.Source: Journals
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
English humourist, writer and satirist 1938-2007
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what it is you want to hear.
English statesman 1874-1965
Democracy isn't perfect, I just don't know a better system.
American columnist and author 1915-1977
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
British artist 1786-1846
All government is an evil, but, of the two form's of that evil, democracy or monarchy, the sounder is monarchy; the more able to do its will, democracy.
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Democracy is like a raft: It won't sink, but you will always have your feet wet.
American president 1856-1924
Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what They want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
American activist 1912-1987
If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
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