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People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.- Alan Moore


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.- Isaac Asimov


What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?.-Mahatma Gandhi


The first duty of a man is to think for himself.-José Martí


The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.-Winston S. Churchill


But collective thinking is usually short-lived. We’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.- Suzanne Collins


Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.-James Bovard,


Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.- Abraham Lincoln


A government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth.-Abraham Lincoln


Although our interests as citizens vary, each one is an artery to the heart that pumps life through the body politic, and each is important to the health of democracy.-Bill Moyers


Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they’ve told you what you think it is you want to hear.- Alan Corenk Democrats.com


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


Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.- H. L. Mencken


Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.- H. L. Meneken


Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.-HL Mencken


The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois. –Gustave Flaubert


Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. -George Bernard Shaw


Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.- Plato
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. -Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.- Benito Mussolini


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