Quotes: democratic

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
  • A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
  • Ben Nelson
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    A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists and to win the War on Terrorism.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

  • Bert Lance
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    All these years, they've been giving lip service to saying that we are a party that is inclusive instead of exclusive. We've said the Democratic Party has a great big umbrella, and everybody can be comfortable under that umbrella. If they didn't mean it, then it ought to be pulled apart.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
  • America has chosen Georgia as a junior partner. The United States believes that Saakashvili is creating a democratic Georgia, but these are merely facades.
  • And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
  • Bill Kristol
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    Barack Obama is not going to beat Hillary Clinton in a single democratic primary. I'll predict that right now.
    Source: Fox News Sunday, December 17, 2006 [2]
  • Decisions taken by the most democratic institutions in the world are very often wrong.
    Source: Democracy could have saved Europe from the single currency (2015)
  • Democratic elections alone do not remedy the crisis of confidence in government. Moreover, there is no viable justification for a democratic system in which public participation is limited to voting.
  • Adam Clymer
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    Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.
  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali
    Spanish painter 1904 - 1989
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    Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
  • Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning.
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