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    • If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.
      Politics, by Aristotle
    • Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
    • Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
      Hansard, November 11, 1947, by Sir Winston Churchill
    • Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
    • The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
    • In democracy it's your vote that counts; In feudalism it's your count that votes.
    • The idea of an election is much more interesting to me than the election itself...The act of voting is in itself the defining moment.
      Northern Exposure, Democracy in America, 1992, by Jeff Melvoin
    • Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
    • Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
    • Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
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