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Denominator Quotes

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A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Religion

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator,
but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
- W. H. Auden

Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films -
as if all my characters were sisters -
but I'm not so sure now.
- Juliette Binoche

Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.
- Nick Hornby

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Simply put, I believe we should not seek the lowest
common denominator when it comes to wilderness and
saddle a wilderness designation with exceptions,
exclusions, and exemptions.
- Nick Rahall

We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities
to the common denominator of securing the necessities
of life and providing for their abundance.
- Hannah Arendt

Language is like money, without which specific relative
values may well exist and be felt,
but cannot be reduced to a common denominator.
- George Santayana

Yeah, I think the common denominator -
and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 -
but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
- Jenna Elfman

Trouble is the common denominator of living.
It is the great equalizer.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A treatment method or an educational method that will
work for one child may not work for another child.
The one common denominator for all of the young children
is that early intervention does work,
and it seems to improve the prognosis.
- Temple Grandin

Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos
or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
- Walter Legge

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

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

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

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

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

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

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

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 passes into despotism.
- Plato

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators,
after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
- Alan Coren

We have accepted the principle of democracy and we
are committed to respect the popular verdict and the
result of that national consultation.
- Mahmoud Abbas

My door will always be open to those who genuinely
renounce violence and seek peaceful accommodation into our nascent democracy.
- Jalal Talabani

It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation.
- Jack Schwartz

Television is the most perfect democracy.
You sit there with your remote control and vote.
- Aaron Brown

Now that we have a democracy and you can go back and
the airport air is not laden with evil any more,
you can actually breathe oxygen when you land in Johannesburg.
- Janet Suzman

No amount of charters, direct primaries,
or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people.
- Walter Lippmann

The American people need to know the truth.
The American people need to see the truth.
In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is
the essence of what it means to be free.
- Barbara Boxer

Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
- H. L. Mencken

In Jefferson's mind democracy was tantamount to extreme individualism.
- Herbert Croly

What we are doing in fact is recovering and progressing
and sustaining the recovery of our democracy.
- Alberto Fujimori

Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood.
- Augusto Pinochet

This is supposed to be a participatory democracy and
if we're not in there participating then the people
that will manipulate and exploit the system will step in there.
- George Takei

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship
is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later;
in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
- Charles Bukowski

The closer Iraq approaches freedom and democracy,
the more impediments and barriers the terrorists will erect.
- Howard Coble

Our constancy, same might call it our madness,
was necessary to wear down the oppressive forces of the old democracy which,
in Spain, was a hundred years behind the times.
- Frederica Montseny

As I would not be a slave,
so I would not be a master.
This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy,
but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
- Bill Vaughan

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

It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans.
In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American
democracy and American glory.
- Wynton Marsalis

Democracy is indispensable to socialism.
- Vladimir Lenin

Democracy can only spring from practising it early,
and democratic action was not to expected from young
people brought up under a close authoritarian system.
- Dora Russell

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents,
not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
- Abbie Hoffman

The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance
of power between elites and masses,
a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.
- Paul Wellstone

In other words, the bar should be maintained at the
level of a pluralistic and participatory democracy.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are
equal in any respect are equal in all respects;
because men are equally free,
they claim to be absolutely equal.
- Aristotle

We will not fail your expectations of us as a new nation dedicated to peace,
democracy, and freedom.
- Shigeru Yoshida

In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental
power in a simple majority.
- Robert Welch

Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that
this is and always was a democracy.
- Robert Welch

I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism,
liberal democracy and market economy.
- Garry Kasparov

Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East,
and the world, with our help.
- Chris Chocola

Japan is not a Western democracy.
The Japanese have kept their traditions,
culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
- Natan Sharansky

Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president,
and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
- Johnny Carson

If a man went simply by what he saw,
he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.
- Irving Babbitt


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