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Engrave this Quote All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
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-Alfred E. Smith
Engrave this Quote There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
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-Leon Trotsky
Engrave this Quote I am a democrat only on principle, not by instinct -- nobody is that. Doubtless some people say they are, but this world is grievously given to lying.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they're both just aspirin.
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-Gore Vidal
Engrave this Quote Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
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-Gore Vidal
Engrave this Quote Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
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-E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White
New Yorker, July 3, 1944
Engrave this Quote I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
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-Walt Whitman
Democratic Vistas
Engrave this Quote Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
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-Oscar Wilde
Engrave this Quote Democracy, finally, rests on a higher power than Parliament. It rests on an informed and cultivated and alert public opinion. The Members of Parliament are only representatives of the citizens. They cannot represent apathy and indifference. They can play the part allotted to them only if they represent intelligence and public spiritness.
http://www.nalis.gov.tt/Independence/IndepSpeech.htm
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-Dr. Eric Eustace Williams
Speech, First day of Trinidad and Tobago's independence from Great Britain., August 31, 1962
Engrave this Quote I believe in democracy, because it releases the energies of every human being.
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-Woodrow Wilson
Engrave this Quote Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
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-Woodrow Wilson
Engrave this Quote America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it.
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-Woodrow Wilson
Engrave this Quote That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
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-Woodrow Wilson
Engrave this Quote The world must be made safe for democracy.
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-Woodrow Wilson

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