Quotes on democracy

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Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
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Robert Byrne Quotes

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
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Robert M. Hutchins Quotes

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Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.
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Michael Novak Quotes

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Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you.
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Alice Duer Miller Quotes

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Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
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P.J. O'Rourke Quotes

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Because of our Congressional committee system, our government is closer to a gerontocracy than a democracy.
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Charles Frankel Quotes

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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with Plato, and more time in the buses with people.
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Simeon Strunsky Quotes

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