Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
- Winston S. Churchill
It’s not the voting that’s democracy; It’s the counting.
- Tom Stoppard
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
- Reinhold Niebuhr
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
- James Bovard
Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde
Democracy means not I am as good as you are, but you are as good as I am.
- Theodore Parker
Democracy: The state of affairs in which you consent to having your pocket picked, and elect the best man to do it.
- Benjamin Lichtenberg
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