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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, 1759Rate it:
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
– Clement AtleeRate it:
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
Democracy means not 'I am as good as you are' but 'You are as good as I am.'
– Theodore ParkerRate it:
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
– Johnny CarsonRate it:
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
– James BovardRate it:
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
– Samuel AdamsRate it:
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Democracy works. Against us.
– Jon Stewart, The Daily Show: Referring to the victory of George W. Bush in the 2004 election.Rate it:
Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
– Allen GinsbergRate it:
Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Democracy: The worship of jackals by jackasses.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
– Salvador DalíRate it:
Democritus maintains that there can be no great poet without a spite of madness.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
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 StevensRate it:
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
– Laertius DiogenesRate it:
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Denying God is admiting your ignorance.
– Jacqueline JobRate it:
Denying God is the greatest sign of ungratefulness.
– Jacqueline JobRate it:
Deo Gratias" = Thanks to God.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.
– The Laws of ManuRate it:
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.
– ManuRate it:
Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
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 DoyleRate it:

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