Democracy Quotes

C S Lewis on Democracy

Democracy demands that little men should not take big ones too seriously; it dies when it is full of little men who think they are big themselves. C S Lewis

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Denis Healey on Democracy and Dictatorship

I sometimes think that the critical difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a dictatorship there are only two people out of every hundred who take a personal interest in politics; in a democracy there are three. Denis Healey

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Noam Chomsky on Sham Democracy

Democracy is largely a sham when the industrial system is controlled by any form of autocratic elite, whether of owners, managers, and technocrats, a ‘vanguard’ party, or a State bureaucracy. Noam Chomsky

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Plato on Democracy

Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike. Plato

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