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Monday, 20 November 2017
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"Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth." (Proverb, Greek - Poverty and The Poor)

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Browse Quotations about Democracy

 
A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped. - (Mailer, Norman - Democracy)
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All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy. - (Smith, Alfred E. - Democracy)
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America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it. - (Wilson, Woodrow T. - Democracy)
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Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates. - (Vidal, Gore - Democracy)
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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. - (Lincoln, Abraham - Democracy)
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Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism. - (King, Florence - Democracy)
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Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -- it only guarantees equality of opportunity. - (Kristol, Irving - Democracy)
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Democracy don't rule the world, you better get that in your head; this world is ruled by violence, but I guess that's better left unsaid. - (Dylan, Bob - Democracy)
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Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant. - (Simon, John - Democracy)
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Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor. - (Lowell, James Russell - Democracy)
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Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike. - (Plato - Democracy)
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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. - (Schumpeter, Joseph A. - Democracy)
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Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. - (Peter, Laurence J. - Democracy)
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Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses. - (Mencken, H. L. - Democracy)
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Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. - (Fosdick, Harry Emerson - Democracy)
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