Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
- James Bovard
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
- George Bernard Shaw
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston S. Churchill
Democracy means not I am as good as you are, but you are as good as I am.
- Theodore Parker
It’s not the voting that’s democracy; It’s the counting.
- Tom Stoppard
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol
Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges
What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.
- Ambrose Bierce
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln
Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne
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