Quotes in Democracy
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Democracy belongs to those who exercise it.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
Government service is to be judged on equity as well as on efficiency.
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
The survival of democracy depends on the ability of large numbers of people to make realistic choices in the light of adequate information.
Terrorism isn’t just performing a terrifying act. It’s provoking society’s immune system into attacking itself, making its defence systems attack the values and people they are supposed to be defending. Terrorism is an autoimmune disorder of democracy. You don’t fight terrorism by attacking the virus; you fight it by strengthening the immune system.
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.