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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
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 there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
– Arthur Conan Doyle
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
Depression leads to frustration more or less. Moreover, a depressed person is most likely to become perplexed/confused for life. Now, you've known that, dare to reject/resist depression and it's end result i.e. frustration. I mean, you've got to cheer yourself up irresspective of whatever circumstance/difficulty that battles/faces you. Besides, there is a lot of hope for every living human including "YOU". Yes of course, it's only the dead that is hopeless.
– Emeasoba George
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Der Name Polo Hofer ist geschützt und registriert beim Eidgenössischen Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, Marke Nr. 545131, SHAB Nr. 86 / 4. Mai 2006
– Polo Hofer

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