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Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
– James Russell Lowell
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Democracy is 51% of the people taking away the rights of the other 49%.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Democracy is a beautiful thing, except for that part about letting just any old yokel vote.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
– Senator Soaper
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Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political -- legislative and administrative -- decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
– Joseph Schumpeter
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Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
– Laurence J. Peter
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Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
– Robert Byrne
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Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
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Democracy is like a hobby horse: It will carry you nowhere unless you use your own legs.
– Herbert Samuel
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Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
– Archibald MacLeish
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Democracy is not a fragile flower still it needs cultivating.
– Ronald Reagan
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Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
– Mario Cuomo
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Democracy is not something we have, it's something we do.
– Doris "Granny D" Haddock
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Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.
– H. L. Mencken
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Democracy is the bludgeoning of the people, by the people, for the people.
– Oscar Wilde
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Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
– Marquis de Flers Robert
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Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
– E. B. White
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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H.L. Mencken
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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H. L. Mencken
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Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
– Winston Churchill
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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!
– Benjamin Franklin, 1759
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