The best Quotes and Sayings about Democracy

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It's every citizen's duty to challenge their leaders, to keep them honest, and hold them accountable if they're not.

Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season 3 Episode 6
 
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The right to work is a slogan which should be accepted by every democracy.

Work & CarreerWilliam Beaverbrook
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Great is the voice of the people.

Aeschylus
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Pretty much all I say politically is I encourage people to register to vote.

Emmylou Harris
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Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.

Rick Perry
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Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.

Robert Byrne
 
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I think you have to earn votes and not buy them.

Amy Klobuchar
 
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The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.

James Buchanan
 
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Human beings do want peace, stability and harmony and that comes through democracy.

Shiva Ayyadurai
 
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Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.

Johnny Carson
 
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If you don't vote, you don't count.

Nancy Pelosi
 
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The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it.

Jamillia in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
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Democracy is not static. It is a living force. Every new idea, every new invention offers opportunity for both good and evil.

Herbert Hoover
 
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Do we elect a man because of what he stands for, because of where he stands on the issues, because how he makes the nation feel?

PoliticsPeter Jennings
 
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A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

SocietyA. Philip Randolph
 
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The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible.

Paul Wellstone
 
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Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.

JusticeThurgood Marshall
 
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When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You're part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important.

RevolutionStuds Terkel
 
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I like the noise of democracy.

James Buchanan
 
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I will stand strong to defend people even if I don't agree with them.

Sharron Angle
 
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A free press is the cornerstone of democracy; there is no question about that.

Freedom of PressHugh Grant
 
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Why did we lose Brexit? Why, because 60 per cent of youth didn't believe they needed to go and vote.

BrexitJose Angel Gurria
 
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The ballot is stronger than the bullet.

Abraham Lincoln
 
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Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.

Freedom, TalkingHubert H. Humphrey
 
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Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.

Walter Winchell
 
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For me, democracy must deliver a better life for the people.

Joko Widodo
 
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Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.

Benito Mussolini
 
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Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

Hillary Clinton
 
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Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
 
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There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.

RevolutionWalt Whitman
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For history tells us that while these truths may be self-evident, they have never been self-executing; that while freedom is a gift from God, it must be secured by His people here on Earth.

Human Rights, Freedom, 2013Barack Obama, Inauguration Speech, 21st January 2013
 
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A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

VoiceUnknown
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Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.

JusticeReinhold Niebuhr
 
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So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!

VoiceTheodor Seuss Geisel in Horton Hears a Who!
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People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.

GovernmentsV for Vendetta, by V
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For the region, today's events prove once more, that the rule of an iron fist inevitably comes to an end.

Human Rights, 2011Barack Obama, über Gaddafis Tod
 
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This marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of Libya, who now have the opportunity, to determine their own destiny in a new and democratic Libya.

2011Barack Obama, über Gaddafis Tod
 
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This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing Government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.

AmericaAbraham Lincoln (Inaugural Address), 1861
 
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Human Rights, Freedom, America, Famous QuotesThomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence
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