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All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
Democracy
Alfred E. Smith

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America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it.
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Woodrow T. Wilson

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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
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Abraham Lincoln

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Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.
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Florence King

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Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -- it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
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Irving Kristol

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Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.
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John Simon

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Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Democracy
James Russell Lowell

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Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
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Laurence J. Peter

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Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses.
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H. L. Mencken

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Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
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Woodrow T. Wilson

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
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Oscar Wilde

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Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
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Karl Kraus

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

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Democracy without morality is impossible.
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Jack Kemp

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Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
Democracy
Allen Ginsberg

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Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.
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Dave Barry

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Freedom without obligation is anarchy. Freedom without obligation is democracy.
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Earl Riney

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I believe in democracy, because it releases the energies of every human being.
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Woodrow T. Wilson

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I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
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H. L. Mencken

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I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.
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Langston Hughes

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In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.
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Chris Patten

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Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
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William Penn

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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
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Abraham Lincoln

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Nor is the people's judgment always true: the most may err as grossly as the few.
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John Dryden

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That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
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Woodrow T. Wilson

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