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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
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H.L. Mencken
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H. L. Mencken
Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
– Winston Churchill
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
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
– Clement Atlee
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Democracy means not 'I am as good as you are' but 'You are as good as I am.'
– Theodore Parker
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
– Oscar Wilde
Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
– Johnny Carson
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
– James Bovard
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
– Samuel Adams
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard Shaw
Democracy works. Against us.
– Jon Stewart, The Daily Show: Referring to the victory of George W. Bush in the 2004 election.
Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
– Allen Ginsberg
Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard Shaw
Democracy: The worship of jackals by jackasses.
– H. L. Mencken
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
– Salvador Dalí
Democritus maintains that there can be no great poet without a spite of madness.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Democritus plucked his eye out because he could not look at a woman without thinking of her as a woman. If he had read a few of our novels, he would have torn himself to pieces.
– Wallace Stevens
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
– Laertius Diogenes
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
– Mark Twain
Denying God is admiting your ignorance.
– Jacqueline Job
Denying God is the greatest sign of ungratefulness.
– Jacqueline Job
Deo Gratias" = Thanks to God.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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