Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with Plato and more time in the buses with people.
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we’ll be called a democracy.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
Our enemy sees us clearly. … They will not start a war. They’re worried about one thing If democracy develops here, if we succeed, we will win.
The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.
Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.