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In free countries, every man is entitled to express his opinions and every other man is entitled not to listen.

In free countries, every man is entitled to express his opinions and every other man is entitled not to listen.

by G. Norman Collie Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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... government that "substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.".

... government that "substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.".

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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Caesarism is democracy without liberty.
[Fr., Le Cesarisme, c'est la democratie sans la liberte.]

Caesarism is democracy without liberty.
[Fr., Le Cesarisme, c'est la democratie sans la liberte.]

by Taxile Delord Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian--that is, it not only
demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for
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Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian--that is, it not only
demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for
ourselves.

by John Dryden Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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For poets (bear the word)
Half-poets even, are still whole democrats.

For poets (bear the word)
Half-poets even, are still whole democrats.

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

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

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either [aristocracy or monarchy]. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, read more

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either [aristocracy or monarchy]. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.

by John Adams Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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Communism is not the opposite of democracy. Communism and capitalism are economic systems. Democracy and totalitarianism
are political systems. There read more

Communism is not the opposite of democracy. Communism and capitalism are economic systems. Democracy and totalitarianism
are political systems. There are democratic communists
and totalitarian capitalists.

by David Spitz Found in: Democracy Quotes,
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