Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.
The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes.
If you want freedom, take pride in your country.
If you want democracy, hold on to your sovereignty. And if you want peace, love your nation. The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots. The future belongs to sovereign and independent nations.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
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.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
Most people associate reading with laying on the beach.
They don't see that it's crucial for a democracy!
Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
We go by the major vote, and if the majority are insane, the sane must go to the hospital.
Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections.
Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.
Democracy will prevail when men believe the vote of Judas as good as that of Jesus Christ.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority.
Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.
Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.
The Silent majority is silent, and that is best for everybody.
Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what They want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.
The ballot is stronger than bullets.
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something.