What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.
I have long been convinced that institutions purely democratic must, sooner or later, destroy liberty, or civilisation, or both.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
But our perfect democracy, which neither needs nor particularly wants voters, is a rarity. It is important to remember there still exist many other forms of government in the world today, and that dozens of foreign governments still long for a democracy such as ours to be imposed on them.
Democracy is on trial in the world, on a more colossal scale than ever before.charles fletcher dole
I believe in Democracy because it releases the energies of every human being.