Democracy Quotes


481 Democracy quotes:



"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine."
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people."
"Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man walking into the little booth with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper."
"The march of freedom and democracy . . . will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history as it has left other tyrannies which stifle the freedom and muzzle the self-expression of the people."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Information is the currency of democracy."
"The freeman, casting with unpurchased hand the vote that shakes the turrets of the land."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man."
"Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure."
"Democracy is not a fragile flower; still it needs cultivating."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Nothing would induce me to vote for giving women the franchise. I am not going to be henpecked into a question of such importance."
"Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid."
"In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority"
Author: Burke Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians."
"Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time."
"One of the evils of democracy is, you have to put up with the man you elect whether you want him or not."
Author: Rogers Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."
"Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time."
"To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes


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