The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions--it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian--that is, it not only demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for ourselves.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!
Democracy is on trial in the world, on a more colossal scale than ever before.
Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, are right
Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Modern democracies have been around for long enough for neo-liberal capitalists to learn how to subvert them.
Free elections, a free press, and and an independent judiciary mean little when the free market has reduced them to commodities available on sale to the highest bidder.
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
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