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Iskander Mirza Quotes and Sayings

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Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
- Iskander Mirza

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

 

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people
by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens,
who assemble and administer the government in person.
- James Madison

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
- James Russell Lowell

Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
- J. William Fulbright

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking
the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
- Sydney J. Harris

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than
half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
- H. L. Mencken

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne

So in Asia I want to make - I want to succeed to make a model of what success,
practicing democracy, and market economy.
Then that will give a good influence over Asian countries.
- Kim Dae Jung

If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment:
"Thou shalt not ration justice."
- Sophocles

Democracy is too good to share with just anybody.
- Nigel Rees

Democracy without morality is impossible.
- Jack Kemp

One is actually the democracy here, you know,
people are, people assume that this election means
that there is democracy in Pakistan.
There is no democracy.
- Imran Khan

As you know from reading many of these Negro writers,
we don't deal too much with the discussion of democracy
and what it means and how improvisation fits in all that.
- Stanley Crouch

Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own.
- William Greider

Since President Bush took office in 2001,
this Congress has supported an agenda of democracy,
freedom and expansion of rights for all peoples throughout the world.
- Ginny B. Waite

Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.
- Jesse Jackson

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the
same category as Arcadia,
Santa Claus, and Heaven.
- H. L. Mencken

We always hear about the rights of democracy,
but the major responsibility of it is participation.
- Wynton Marsalis

There can only be democracy when money is not allowed to be spent in Politics.
- Imran Khan

It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power
machinery with democracy.
But then neither can political prisoners turn on the
light in the cells of a dictatorship.
- Corazon Aquino

Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or
the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
- Joseph Ratzinger

Our country's founders cherished liberty,
not democracy.
- Ron Paul

Democracy no longer works for the poor if politicians
treat them as a separate race.
- Frank Field

Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
- Rick Perry

Free nations of the world cannot allow Taiwan,
a beacon of democracy, to be subdued by an authoritarian China.
- Nick Lampson

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy,
ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic
process that we as a Country hold so dear.
- Charles Rangel

Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient
as other forms of government,
but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn't.
- Bill Moyers

To find ways of practicing democracy,
not ways of orating about it, is our great problem.
- Mary Barnett Gilson

In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up,
some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
- Henry A. Wallace

Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship:
that is what is at stake in these elections.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

Even though the Bush campaign ad tells you that Afghanistan
is a new democracy at the Olympics because of Bush's efforts,
Afghanistan hasn't actually had an election.
- Peter Schuyler

The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy.
It's not our job to cozy up to power.
We're supposed to be the check and balance on government.
- Amy Goodman

Democracy is the road to socialism.
- Karl Marx

Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth
because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration
of power that undermines democracy.
- Robert Reich

I think we're at risk with our democracy.
I think we're dealing with the most closed,
imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory.
They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
- Wesley Clark

Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
- Anton Chekhov

The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism
is essential to democracy.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished,
so far as our domestic development was concerned,
by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness.
- Herbert Croly

And in a democracy, when we say we're mad at what's going on,
what we need to be saying is we're mad at ourselves.
- Mike Lowry

Let me say again that the relationship is asymmetrical:
there's no democracy without a market economy,
but you can have a market economy without democracy.
- Peter L. Berger

Speak up!
We live in a democracy.
We all need to make sure our voices are heard and our opinions are known.
- Bill Lipinski

There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship.
- Ralph Nader

Voting is fundamental in our democracy.
It has yielded enormous returns.
- Arlen Specter

Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run
I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans
and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues.
- Chris Bell

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
- Benito Mussolini

The American system of democracy is founded on the
concept that every citizen has the right to vote,
to know that their vote is counted, and that the vote is counted accurately.
- Barbara Mikulski

Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy,
which is our objective.
- Paul Biya

Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe
in the possibilities for genuine democracy.
- William Greider

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -
but that could change.
- Dan Quayle

Judicial review has been a part of our democracy in
this constitutional government for over 200 years.
- Ron Kind

The U.S.
Constitution is the basic framework for the greatest democracy on Earth.
Some of my colleagues find it easy to amend it.
I don't.
- Byron Dorgan

You don't spread democracy through the barrel of a gun.
- Helen Thomas

Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry
can perform well in democracy.
- David Brin

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a
crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire
when they'd like to shorten sail.
- Sterling Hayden

The defense of our democracy against the forces that
threaten it from without has made some of its failures
to function at home glaringly apparent.
- Wendell Willkie


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