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“Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.”
Henry Louis Mencken
“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.”
“Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.”
“The true democrat is he who with purely nonviolent means defends his liberty and, therefore, his country's and ultimately that of the whole of mankind”
“Democracy is the road to socialism.”
“A democracy is as really a republic as on oak a tree, or a temple a building”
“The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.”
“A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.”
“Democracy is the art of thinking independently together”
“Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.”
Dr. Laurence J. Peter
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