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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
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
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.
– The Laws of Manu
Depend not on another, rather lean Upon thyself; trust to thine own exertions: Subjection to another?s will gives pain; True happiness consists in self-reliance.
– Manu
Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.
– Publilius Syrus
Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path.
– Edgar Allan Poe, From a letter to Frederick W. Thomas (February 14, 1849).
Dependence is a two-sided sword…….. it kills the person on either side of it!!!!
– Siddharth Astir

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