We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.
— Thomas Jefferson

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
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Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.
— Noam Chomsky

We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look.
— Aldous Huxley

There's a fine line between participation and mockery.
— participation quotation by Scott Adams