Quotations that match 'democracy'.Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
[ Anyone Democracy Grow Means President Up Vice]
So I think one can say on empirical grounds - not because of some philosophical principle - that you can't have democracy unless you have a market economy.
[ Because Democracy Economy Empirical Grounds Market Philosophical Principle Say Some Think Unless]
It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea.
[ Defend Democracy Enough Extend Idea Lose May Merely Property Strengthen]
Democracy: An institution in which the whole is equal to the scum of the parts.
[ Democracy Equal Institution Parts Scum Which Whole]
There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship.
[ Citizenship Daily Democracy Without]
In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.
[ Act Democracy Dissent Effects Faith Medicine Taste Test Value]
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
[ Afford Among Citizens Cultivate Democracy Dictators Dupes Evil Ignorance May Their Weed Which]
The closer Iraq approaches freedom and democracy, the more impediments and barriers the terrorists will erect.
[ Approaches Barriers Closer Democracy Erect Freedom Impediments Iraq More Terrorists Will]
Democracy was being saved from Communism by getting rid of democracy.
[ Being Communism Democracy Getting Rid Saved]
The theory of relativity worked out by Mr. Einstein, which is in the domain of natural science, I believe can also be applied to the political field. Both democracy and human rights are relative concepts - and not absolute and general.
[ Absolute Also Applied Believe Both Concepts Democracy Domain Einstein Field General Human Mr Natural Out Political Relative Relativity Rights Science Theory Which Worked]
The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands.
[ Becomes Democracy Destinies Determination Develops Direction Enlightened Grows Hands Into Leadership Masses More Movement Own Social Stronger Take Their Will Workers]
Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence, neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen, shall be existing with no end.
[ Cambodia Country Democracy End Existing Freedom Human Independence Kingdom Neutrality Peace Reassure Rights Seen Shall]
It means that, in fact, it's - whether fascist is the right word I don't know - more of a plutocracy than anything resembling a democracy; it has become a nation controlled by a very small, very wealthy elite.
[ Anything Become Controlled Democracy Elite Fact Fascist Know Means More Nation Resembling Right Small Than Very Wealthy Whether Word]
I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it. Government
[ Course Democracy Hearing Said Supposed Tired Work]
Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
[ Bribery Democracy Form Highest Our Scale]
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting. Government
[ Counting Democracy Voting]
A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
[ Carry Conceals Democracy Desolation Destruction Eruption Fiery Materials Own Produce Their These Volcano Way Which Will]
Democracy is indispensable to socialism.
[ Democracy Indispensable Socialism]
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
[ Democracy Genuine Go Ideals Indeed Own Scholarship Seem Serious These Those Together Two University]
We will not let terrorists change our way of life; we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.
[ Change Characterize Civil Democracy Fear Liberties Life Live Our Terrorists Undermine Way Will]
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
[ Democracy Expresses Idea Master Slave Would]
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.
[ Deal Democracy Discussion Fits How Improvisation Know Many Means Much Negro Reading These Too Writers]
Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history.
[ Christianity Cumulative Democracy Education History Inheritance Preserved Repetition Science Thousand Us Vain Wealth Years]
A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy.
[ Democracy Discussion Essential Fair Full]
In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root.
[ Africa Any Cease China Corner Democracy Earth Era Freedom Global Idea Root Running Simple South Taken Tide Village Where Will]
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
[ Assimilated Conformists Democracy Dissidents Freedom Gives Measure]
Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
[ Armed Assured Citizen Citizens Constitution Democracy Despot Fellow Find Guard Guards Laws Person Protection State Suspicion Their Whereas]
My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society.
[ Based Democracy Experience Fear Having Lived March Mechanics Optimism Primarily Rather Recent Society Studied Successful Such Sustain Times Tyranny]
We have, essentially, a worthless democracy.
[ Democracy Essentially Worthless]
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.
[ Democracy Devils Dignity Equals Hell Purple Rags Where Whether Wickedness]
I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy.
[ Also Been Democracy Election Exactly History Induced Kind Know Leadership Many Our Produce Progress Proximity Times]
Democracy cannot survive without the guidance of a creative minority.
[ Cannot Creative Democracy Guidance Minority Survive Without]
Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific.
[ Democracy Freedom Fuzzy Human Liberty Rights Specific Very Words]
Democracy, it appears, is a bit chancy. But its chances also depend on what we do ourselves.
[ Also Appears Bit Chances Democracy Depend Ourselves]
I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism, liberal democracy and market economy.
[ Capitalism Democracy Distorted Economy Liberal Market Picture Russians Think Today]
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. Government
[ Against Argument Average Best Conversation Democracy Five-Minute Voter]
Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.
[ Blessing Democracy Free Governments Greatest Men Only Power Race Reforming Shows]
You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.
[ Back Box Democracy Freedom Into Put]
We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
[ Accepted Committed Consultation Democracy National Popular Principle Respect Result Verdict]
It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.
[ Basic Considered Contradictory Democracy Equality Exclusive Extent Fact Freedom Ideas Individual Just Logically Mutually Society Some Strange Two]
Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
[ Against Being Constitution Country Democracy Democratic English Far Favor Institutions Mother Opposition Powerful Product Reaction Result Revolution States Traditions United]
We cannot cut and run. If we are to ensure freedom and democracy, it is essential that we follow through on our obligation to bring about stability in Iraq.
[ Bring Cannot Cut Democracy Ensure Essential Follow Freedom Iraq Obligation Our Run Stability Through]
The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence.
[ Change Democracy Political Process Provides Social Violence Without]
I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.
[ Democracy Everybody Lord Means See Still Swear Why]
What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
[ Democracy Doing Equals Experience Freedom Iraqi Justice Men Nations Opportunity Other Our Providing See Surrounding Taste Ultimately Uniform Women]
Nonetheless, we continue to be obsessed with finding or inventing a European nation which, as in the nation state, guarantees homogeneity and thus an appropriate form of democracy and centralized government.
[ Appropriate Centralized Continue Democracy European Finding Form Government Guarantees Homogeneity Inventing Nation Nonetheless Obsessed State Thus Which]
The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations.
[ Aspirations Burma Democracy Dignity Economic Encompasses Human Life Our Political Rights Social Struggle]
Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations.
[ Appreciation Between Close Created Deep Democracy Friendship Israelis Know Many Nations Our Proud Rhode Share Two Vibrant]
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
[ Confidence Democracy Everything Faith Fight Government Indispensable Integrity Lose Lost Public Spend System]
The risk of a terrorist victory is greater when in fighting terror, democracy betrays its own essence.
[ Betrays Democracy Essence Fighting Greater Own Risk Terror Terrorist Victory]
Propaganda is to a democracy what violence is to a dictatorship.
[ Democracy Dictatorship Propaganda Violence]
Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to an authoritarian state if they have to.
[ Abhors Authoritarian Democracy Rarely State Those Would]
When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy. Politics
[ Body Called Democracy Possessed Power Supreme]
Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
[ Against Because Competition Democracy Distrust Energetic Enterprise Equal Fear Opportunity Position Secure Small Stands Their Would]
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.
[ Absolutely Any Arises Because Claim Democracy Equal Equally Free Men Notion Out Respect Respects Those]
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person. Society
[ Administer Assemble Citizens Consisting Democracy Government Number Person Pure Small Society]
If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations.
[ Both Consciousness Deep Defeat Democracy Faded History Into Left Marks Nations Vietnam War]
We can no longer allow multinationals to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace.
[ Agents Allow Democracy Even Longer Multinationals Newspapers Parade Progress Subvert Workplace]
The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept; this perception can be addressed.
[ Addressed Advanced Attained Concept Created Democracy Democratic Distant End Lengthy Levels May Perception Processes Region Which World]
Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
[ Applied Appropriate Cannot Church Civil Conduct Democracy Purely Simply Society Standards Workings]
From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy.
[ Communism Democracy Flourish Followed Given Greatest Monarchy Must Opportunity Suffering Systems Under]
Despite what many Americans think, most Soviets do not yearn for capitalism or Western-style democracy.
[ Americans Capitalism Democracy Despite Many Most Soviets Think Yearn]
Democracy is not something that happens, you know, just at election time, and it's not something that happens just with one event. It's an ongoing building process. But it also ought to be a part of our culture, a part of our lives.
[ Also Building Culture Democracy Election Event Happens Just Know Lives Ongoing Ought Our Part Process Something Time]
Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.
[ Democracy Enormous Fundamental Our Returns Voting Yielded]
I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
[ Accurate Democracy Film Future Into Jazz Kind Look Made Model Our Possibilities Redemptive See Tells Think Through Tries Us]
Television is democracy at its ugliest. Politics
[ Democracy Television Ugliest]
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.
[ Allows Democracy Efficient Forms Government Grace Know Long May Other Prove Run Saving Say Us]
Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
[ Advertising Democracy Essence Very]
I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.
[ Courage Democracy Extraordinary Few Here Iraqi Last Months Patience Political Put Real Really Shown Success System Think Way]
Democracy is stronger than terrorism, and we will not cower to the terrorists' campaign of fear.
[ Campaign Democracy Fear Stronger Terrorism Terrorists Than Will]
We're not a democracy.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
[ Democracy Every Form Gives Government His Man Oppressor Own Right]
Free nations of the world cannot allow Taiwan, a beacon of democracy, to be subdued by an authoritarian China.
[ Allow Authoritarian Beacon Cannot China Democracy Free Nations Subdued Taiwan World]
Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change.
[ Change Democracy Force Journalism Maintains Progressive Social]
While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty.
[ Breath Controls Democracy Individual Liberty Must Organization Vital While]
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
[ Blame Choose Democracy Get Man Process Which]
Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.
[ Better Democracy Get Guess Head Left Rule Ruled Unsaid Violence World Your]
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
[ Cornerstones Democracy Development Education Foundation Freedom Human Immense Power Rest Right Sustainable Transform]
The soviet people want full-blooded and unconditional democracy.
[ Democracy Soviet Unconditional Want]
We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.
[ Democracy Fight Holds Ii Learned Monopoly Morality Must Nation Power Promote Right Single War Weak Wisdom World]
Democracy means that people can say what they want to. All the people. It means that they can vote as they wish. All the people. It means that they can worship God in any way they feel right, and that includes Christians and Jews and voodoo doctors as well.
[ Any Christians Democracy Doctors Feel God Includes Jews Means Right Say Voodoo Vote Want Way Well Wish Worship]
Democracy for us tends to be has to do with who shouts the loudest!
[ Democracy Loudest Shouts Tends Us]
The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
[ Certain Confusion Democracy Neat Orderly Quiet Relish Requires Thing]
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity. Equality
[ Conditions Democracy Does Equality Guarantee Guarantees Only Opportunity]
Small use it will be to save democracy for the race if we cannot save the race for democracy.
[ Cannot Democracy Race Save Small Use Will]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
[ Counting Democracy Voting]
A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it. Politics
[ America Call Democracy Else Enslave Expedient Free Freedom Government Him Individual Just Machine Make Man Means Only Poor Rich System]
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.
[ Between Democracy Dictatorship Difference First Later Orders Take Time Vote Voting Waste Your]
We're not perfect, but we do have democracy.
[ Democracy Perfect]
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy. Government
[ Above Been Bosses Democracy Designed Empire Employers Forms Got Government Hands Interests Into Invisible Set Special Their Up Which]
Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States.
[ Democracy Friends Fundamentalists Includes States United Your]
For starters, this country embodies something utterly unique: History's first democratic empire. Beginning in the post war era, we have used free trade and democracy to create a series of interlocking relationships that end war.
[ Beginning Country Create Democracy Democratic Embodies Empire End Era First Free History Post Relationships Series Something Starters Trade Unique Used Utterly War]
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
[ Against Always Been Democracy Effective Manners Mind Only Weapons]
Democracy is an abuse of statistics. Government
[ Abuse Democracy Statistics]
I think that it's a vital moment now for Russian democracy to convince people that it's only our actions, our joined actions and protests that could force Kremlin to reconsider its plans to abolish presidential elections.
[ Abolish Actions Convince Could Democracy Elections Force Joined Kremlin Moment Now Only Our Plans Presidential Protests Reconsider Russian Think Vital]
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: "Thou shalt not ration justice."
[ Commandment Democracy Justice Keep Must Our Ration Shalt Thou]
Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
[ Before Being Bombed Britain Burned Democracy Democratic Immediately Into Losing Now Possessed Rapidly Such Virtues War Which Years]
Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
[ Beautiful Democracy Fallacy Practice Theory]
Democracy fascinates me.
[ Democracy Fascinates]
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.
[ Believe Change Could Democracy Freedom Irreversible More Toward Trend]
I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq, will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong in what it does in trying to save our democracy.
[ Council Democracy Does Immeasurably Iraq Late Our Pray Probably Save Strong Too Trying Which Will]
To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
[ Complain Democracy Does Make Must Notion Observers Participants Right Simply Vote Work]
Democracy is timelessly human, and timelessness always implies a certain amount of potential youthfulness.
[ Always Amount Certain Democracy Human Implies Potential Timelessness Youthfulness]
Even if I were knocked down by one gunshot it wouldn't affect our democracy and I wasn't knocked down and I have great confidence in our democracy and in Taiwan and in the people of Taiwan.
[ Affect Confidence Democracy Down Even Great Knocked Our Taiwan Were]
We in universities are not in the democracy business. What we do, when we're doing it, is teach and learn.
[ Business Democracy Doing Learn Teach Universities]
Words like feminism or democracy scare me. They are words with barnacles on them, and you can't see what's underneath.
[ Democracy Feminism Scare See Them Underneath Words]
America is a country ready to be taken, in fact, longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.
[ America Country Democracy Fact Leaders Longing Political Process Ready Restore Taken Trust]
If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
[ America Burns Democracy Flag Freedom Jerk Risk Siege Threatened Under]
There's an assault on human sexuality, as Judge Scalia said, they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy, the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.
[ Assault Culture Democracy Democratic Elect Human Into Judge Law Our Point Processes Representatives Said Sexuality Share Should Sides Taken Things Those Top View Vote War Will]
Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations.
[ Achieve Also Democracy Economy Expanding Freedoms Goals Help Improve Making Moving Progress Relations Rights Successfully These Toward Trade Ukraine]
The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship.
[ Agree Amendment Americans Beliefs Believe Censorship Combat Competition Constitution Cover Debate Democracy Does First Free Ideas More Only Rights Should Speech Us]
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.
[ Democracy Exploit Manipulate Participating Participatory Step Supposed System Then Will]
A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency.
[ Basic Democracy Dialogue Healthy Open Tenet Transparency]
However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan's democracy.
[ Am Confidence Democracy First Gives Happy History However More Must Our Positive Referendum Result Say See Such Taiwan Very]
We have a war dictator who was not elected, he snuck in. so he punishes people that threaten him in any way, or even say something he doesn't like. It has no resemblance to democracy.
[ Any Democracy Dictator Elected Even Him Punishes Resemblance Say Something Threaten War Way]
In Jefferson's mind democracy was tantamount to extreme individualism.
[ Democracy Extreme Individualism Jefferson Mind Tantamount]
Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
[ Because Deeply Democracy Devised Dying Ever Form Government Honorable Man Most Worth]
Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous, but they are not. Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy.
[ Both Capitalism Democracy Enemy Market Presented Synonymous]
Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.
[ Against Democracy Designed Each Institutions Noise Other Our Political Remarkably Well Work]
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
[ Common Democracy Deserve Get Good Hard Know Theory Want]
Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.
[ Democracy Everybody Gives Objections Only Practice Principle Rise Stiff Thing]
We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
[ Against Democracy Disease Fight Freedom Intimidated Off Poverty Pushed Stage Stand Terrorism Will World]
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
[ Democracy Ignorance Impairs Security Voter]
The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.
[ Also Both Democracy Democratic Formed Freedom Fundamentalism Hatred Help Invading Iraq Islamic Might Our Override Policies Positive President Region Sentiment Some Talking Us Very Wave]
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.
[ Action Authoritarian Brought Close Democracy Democratic Early Expected Only Practising Spring System Under Up Young]
America's corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they're privatizing democracy. All the benefits - the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up.
[ America Benefits Corporate Cuts Democracy Direction Elites Flow Form Now Own Policies Political Privatizing Regime Rewards Tax Their Up]
Judicial review has been a part of our democracy in this constitutional government for over 200 years.
[ Been Constitutional Democracy Government Judicial Our Over Part Review Years]
We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society.
[ Democracy Extraordinary Free Live Mind Objectionable Opportunity Other Our Part Say Society Sometimes Speak Think Use]
The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order.
[ Appropriate Challenge Cultivation Decisively Democracy Direction Economy Emergence Environment Free Freedom Market Modern Natural New Nigerian Order Project Restructure Saw Social]
Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration of power that undermines democracy.
[ Almost Because Concentration Concerned Democracy Inevitably Leads Liberals Power Undermines Wealth]
We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations to answer the Iraqi Governing Council's call for support for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy.
[ Answer Call Council Democracy Democratic Governing Iraq Iraqi Making Nations Support Transition United Urge]
The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan.
[ Between Democracy Ends Fascism Fighting Germany Japan Stop Struggle Will Worldwide]
The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees.
[ Cannot Common Democracy Freedom Guarantee Guarantees Human Just Justice Market More Nations Organization Respect Rights Stay Than These Trade]
Now, al Qaeda's on the run. Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations. The Afghan government is a friendly government that is trying to bring democracy to its people.
[ Afghan Afghanistan Al Base Bring Democracy Friendly Government Longer Now Operations Qaeda Run Trying]
Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East, and the world, with our help.
[ Beacon Democracy East Emerge Help Hope Iraq Middle Our World]
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.
[ Ambitious Believe Call Democracy Ignorant Known Liberty Licentiousness Propensity Which]
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.
[ Behind Call Constancy Democracy Down Forces Hundred Madness Might Necessary Old Oppressive Our Same Spain Times Wear Which Years]
If we don't have an informed electorate we don't have a democracy. So I don't care how people get the information, as long as they get it. I'm just doing it my particular way and I feel lucky I can do it the way I want to do it.
[ Care Democracy Doing Electorate Feel Get How Information Informed Just Long Lucky Particular Want Way]
The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
[ Act Around Belief Bush Chance Choose Confirms Danger Democracy Enslavement Extreme Face Given Globe Iraqis Liberty Ordinary Over President Tyranny Voting Will]
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.
[ Absolutely Balance Check Cozy Democracy Essential Functioning Government Job Media Our Power Supposed Up]
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.
[ Democracy Establish Must Never Order Revolution]
Our country's founders cherished liberty, not democracy.
[ Cherished Country Democracy Founders Liberty Our]
The word democracy has no meaning. Duty has gone. Only rights remain.
[ Democracy Duty Gone Meaning Only Remain Rights Word]
American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
[ America American Among Bond Democracy Freedom Home Israel Liberty Nations Oasis Oppressed Our Persecuted Relationship Share Special Strong Symbol Unique]
Therefore, the question is not whether such democratization is possible, but instead how to meet the yearning of the masses in the Middle East for democracy; in other words, how to achieve democratization in the Middle East.
[ Achieve Democracy Democratization East How Instead Masses Meet Middle Other Possible Question Such Therefore Whether Words Yearning]
The United States is not for democracy in Iraq, it's for setting up a puppet government.
[ Democracy Government Iraq Puppet Setting States United Up]
The word democracy comes from the Greek and means, literally, government by the people.
[ Comes Democracy Government Greek Literally Means Word]
I take the debate on the method of promoting democracy seriously.
[ Debate Democracy Method Promoting Seriously Take]
By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe.
[ Advancing Appreciate Around Critically Democracy Essential Everyone Free Freedom Globe Helping Hope Important Mechanics Our Plays Readers Role Security These Understand Why Will World]
Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.
[ Actions Decisions Democracy Essence Expression Freedom Government Guarantees Our Participation Particular Popular Press]
It is important to remember that some of the most serious thinkers once thought that democracy was not compatible with the cultures of Germany, Italy, Japan, Latin America and Russia.
[ America Compatible Cultures Democracy Germany Important Italy Japan Latin Most Once Remember Russia Serious Some Thinkers Thought]
Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations.
[ Alliances Constraint Democracy Expand Expansion Freedom Influence Interest Means Nations Our Power Shared Should Understood Value World]
The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
[ Better Democracy Good Information Never Secrecy Silence Works]
Democracy, like any non-coercive relationship, rests on a shared understanding of limits.
[ Any Democracy Limits Relationship Rests Shared Understanding]
But if we had to trade with a Europe dominated by the present German trade policies, we might have to change our methods to some totalitarian form. This is a prospect that any lover of democracy must view with consternation.
[ Any Change Democracy Dominated Europe Form German Had Lover Methods Might Must Our Policies Present Prospect Some Totalitarian Trade View]
The Western world, the free world, loses what it cherishes most, and that is freedom and liberty we've seen for a couple of hundred years in this grand experiment that we call democracy.
[ Call Cherishes Couple Democracy Experiment Free Freedom Grand Hundred Liberty Loses Most Seen Western World Years]
Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy.
[ Certain Controlled Creates Democracy Even Forces Lead Long Market May Perhaps Run Singapore Society Tightly Which]
The US has not imposed democracy in Yemen, its people have.
[ Democracy Imposed Us Yemen]
Democracy is an extraordinary adventure. It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger. But it's the greatest gift we have.
[ Adventure Danger Daring Democracy Difficult Extraordinary Full Gift Greatest Risk]
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
[ Common Democracy Difference Equality Liberty Nothing Notice Restraint Seeks Servitude Socialism While Word]
The essence of a democracy is a free electorate.
[ Democracy Electorate Essence Free]
People in so many countries look up to the United States as a model of democracy, but I doubt if that can continue. It leaves me with a great sense of loss.
[ Continue Countries Democracy Doubt Great Leaves Look Loss Many Model Sense States United Up]
And when we draw lines in the sand with regard to certain basic things that are vital to our interest and to the interest of democracy and our friends around the world, we have to be willing to back that up.
[ Around Back Basic Certain Democracy Draw Friends Interest Lines Our Regard Sand Things Up Vital Willing World]
America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
[ Advertiser America American Consumer Democracy Living Must Reach Rest Society Standard Teacher Unrealistic World]
While Kuwait is not a democracy, giving only half the population a voice in their government is not a policy this Congress should support and one that I am glad that Kuwait's leaders are changing.
[ Am Changing Congress Democracy Giving Glad Government Half Kuwait Leaders Only Policy Population Should Support Their Voice While]
Speak up! We live in a democracy. We all need to make sure our voices are heard and our opinions are known.
[ Democracy Heard Known Live Make Need Opinions Our Speak Sure Up Voices]
But at the same time, I think we recognize we can't impose democracy from without, particularly American-style democracy. We need to work with those elements in the region that are moving towards a reformed process and there are a number of them.
[ American-Style Democracy Elements Impose Moving Need Number Particularly Process Recognize Reformed Region Same Them Think Those Time Towards Without Work]
Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy.
[ Affects Basis Democracy Ideals Moral Once Our Serious Undermining Vote Your]
Let's win the peace and democracy the good people of Iraq so richly deserve after decades of tyranny.
[ After Decades Democracy Deserve Good Iraq Peace Richly Tyranny Win]
Speaking as a Democrat, all my life battling for what I conceived to be Democracy, and what I conceived to be right, I am yet an American above Democracy.
[ Above Am American Battling Conceived Democracy Democrat Life Right Speaking Yet]
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
[ Decide Democracy Encourages Ignorant Majority Things Which]
The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
[ Changed Democracy Disastrous Foolish Gloom Good Here Inept Inherently Leaders Mistakes News Policies Political Relieve Replaced Reversed Sovereign]
To say that most of us today are purely expansive is only another way of saying that most of us continue to be more concerned with the quantity than with the quality of our democracy.
[ Another Concerned Continue Democracy Expansive More Most Only Our Purely Quality Quantity Say Saying Than Today Us Way]
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.
[ Administration Closed Dealing Democracy Even Imperialistic Living Memory Most Nixon Our Put Richard Risk Shame Think]
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
[ Alien Congressmen Country Democracy Forget Government Never Officials Our Ourselves Over Power President Rulers Senators Ultimate Us Voters]
But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries.
[ Also Consider Countries Democracy Link Obligations Partnership Poorest Respect Their These Towards Western]
We believe democracy to be the only real guarantor of stability and we have sought to create a 'Jordanian model' that might also inspire others in our region. I wish democracy and peace to be my legacy to my people and the shield of generations to come.
[ Also Believe Come Create Democracy Generations Guarantor Inspire Jordanian Legacy Might Model Only Others Our Peace Real Region Shield Sought Stability Wish]
I like the noise of democracy.
[ Democracy Noise]
The merit of our Constitution was, not that it promotes democracy, but checks it.
[ Checks Constitution Democracy Merit Our Promotes]
Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you.
[ Because Broken College Course Dare Democracy Ever Freedom Get Hearts Know Many Matter Never Take Their Your]
Republicans are pushing legislation forward that will improve the effectiveness of and bring more accountability to U.S. foreign assistance around the world and bring democracy even further into the light.
[ Accountability Around Assistance Bring Democracy Effectiveness Even Foreign Forward Further Improve Into Legislation Light More Pushing Republicans Will World]
I chose America as my home because I value freedom and democracy, civil liberties and an open society.
[ America Because Chose Civil Democracy Freedom Home Liberties Open Society Value]
Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates. Politics
[ Apparently Candidates Cost Democracy Elections Great Held Interchangeable Issues Numerous Place Where Without]
In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
[ Amendment Balances Believe Checks Consideration Constitution Constitutional Courts Democracy Follow Government Instead Our Power Prescribed Process Should Stripping System Works]
In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give the majority what they want rather than educate them to understand what is best for them.
[ Accustomed Best Democracy Educate Give Majority Our Rather So-Called Than Them Understand Want]
In real danger sometimes even a democracy can really keep a secret.
[ Danger Democracy Even Keep Real Really Secret Sometimes]
The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy.
[ Able American Conduct Delay Democracy Designing Enforce Ethical Expect Good His Implemented Instead Obviously Police Protection Public Self Servants System Themselves Tom]
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. Politics
[ Ancestors Around Arrogant Classes Dead Democracy Giving Happen Means Merely Most Obscure Oligarchy Our Refuses Submit Tradition Votes Walking]
Saddam's ouster will not necessarily lead to the same result, since Iraq lacks democratic traditions. Democracy doesn't just consist of holding elections.
[ Consist Democracy Democratic Elections Holding Iraq Just Lacks Lead Necessarily Result Saddam Same Since Traditions Will]
The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
[ Act American Approach Battlefields Behind Birthday Democracy Enduring Fitting Flag House Iraq Justice Liberty Men Nation Our Protect Rally Symbol Uniform Women]
How do we get democracy at the international level? That's our problem. and it's essentially the same problem people faced in the 18th Century when they tried to get democracy nationally. Now we need it internationally.
[ Century Democracy Essentially Faced Get How International Internationally Level Nationally Need Now Our Problem Same Tried]
Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime.
[ Abortion America Any Became Demand Democracy Developed Full Had Months Nine Other Permissive Policy Pregnancy Public Reason Regime States Such Throughout United Virtually]
Nobody should be allowed to tinker with democracy. We will not discontinue the good works of the past government.
[ Allowed Democracy Good Government Nobody Past Should Tinker Will Works]
But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled.
[ Cannot Culture Democracy Foremost Islamic Reconciled Subscribe View]
The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in the promotion of democracy in this hemisphere.
[ Democracy Haiti Hemisphere High Important Interest Interests Many Most Our Perhaps Promotion Stakes Us Very]
Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
[ Control Democracy Most Perfect Remote Sit Television Vote Your]
Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms.
[ Democracy Ensuring Freedoms Human Nobody Nothing Rights Road Russia Stop Strengthening Will]
Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.
[ Acquiring Culture Democracy Famous Objective Our Slowly Surely Which]
There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
[ Always Better Bring Democracy Dignity Equality Everything Fight Get Hope Life Long Oppose Place See Somehow Somewhere Us War Will Working World]
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. Politics
[ Democracy Flood Into Money Politics Pollution Today]
Democracy belongs to those who exercise it.
[ Belongs Democracy Exercise Those]
Democracy no longer works for the poor if politicians treat them as a separate race.
[ Democracy Longer Politicians Poor Race Separate Them Treat Works]
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
[ Capitalism Communism Country Democracy Over Soviet Triumphed Union]
Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
[ Democracy Hypocrisy Limitation Without]
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
In Ethiopia, democracy is in its infancy and it must be nurtured along by its leaders.
[ Along Democracy Ethiopia Infancy Leaders Must Nurtured]
Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.
[ Bureaucracy Complement Democracy Inevitable Obstacle]
Is America truly a democracy? Has America ever been a democracy with the institution of slavery?
[ America Been Democracy Ever Institution Slavery Truly]
But if there's an erosion at home, you know, Thomas Jefferson warned about a tyranny of an oligarchy and if we surrender our democracy to the tyranny of an oligarchy, we've made a terrible mistake.
[ Democracy Erosion Home Jefferson Know Made Mistake Oligarchy Our Surrender Terrible Thomas Tyranny Warned]
When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled.
[ Abuse Baffled Democracy Democratic Deny Fair Indulge Innuendo Libel Men Others Our Outraged Public Resort Scandal Society Suspicion Themselves Then Trial]
I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country.
[ Best Bring Convinced Country Democracy Never System War]
Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan: representative democracy.
[ American Another Basic Being Democracy Describing Legislative Majorities Mercy Merely Plan Representative Way]
Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood.
[ Bathed Blood Democracy Must Sometimes]
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.
[ American Democracy Essence Free Know Letting Means Need See Truth]
And they understand that to be an effective member of a democracy, you have to accept responsibility.
[ Accept Democracy Effective Member Responsibility Understand]
If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them.
[ Bringing Chance Democracy Denying Ignoring Iraq Learning Mean Mistakes Our Stability Succeeding Them Will]
Democracy is too good to share with just anybody.
[ Anybody Democracy Good Just Share Too]
A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
[ Borders Democracy Discovers Far Go How Line Modern Only Stopped Straight Traveling Tyranny Undefined Until Whose]
Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.
[ Conspicuous Control Credit Currency Democracy Futile Government Idle Issue Most Parliament Recognized Responsibility Restored Sacred Sovereignty Talks Until]
Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own.
[ Americans Cannot Democracy Own Restore Teach Their Until World]
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.
[ Between Concerned Democracy Development Distinguished Domestic Far Growth Our Pioneer Power Self-Consciousness Were Western Years]
We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them.
[ Build Chance Democracy Enough Explain Future Give Hands Iraqis Make Must Need Own Should Teach Their Them Want Work]
And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
[ American Chance Democracy Dream Give Grateful Iraq Iraqi Lives Men Now Risking Their Women Young]
You don't spread democracy through the barrel of a gun.
[ Barrel Democracy Gun Spread Through]
Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry can perform well in democracy.
[ Citizenry Democracy Empowered Knowledgeable Only Perform Vocal Well]
On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy.
[ Argue Certain Chinese Convince Democracy Film Give Here Just Orders Questions Tell Them Want Way Why]
Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
[ Blame Choose Democracy Free Get Man Process Which Will]
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
[ Assassination Democracy Form Government Ideal Tempered]
Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.
[ Americans Bring Corner Democracy Every Fondest Help Hope Nation Our World]
Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
[ Achievement Arts Chaos Common Democracy Fatal Leads Lower New Only Quality]
While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government, in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
[ Among Democracy Form Fragile Government Long Most Run Short Stable While]
Democracy, as has been said of Christianity, has never really been tried.
[ Been Christianity Democracy Never Really Said Tried]
Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996.
[ Budding Democracy Democratic Elections Participated Since Taiwan]
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.
[ Democracy Going Mad Need Ourselves Say Saying]
We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe.
[ Accept Americans Around Basic Continue Democracy Denied Enjoy Enjoying Expanding Forget Freedoms Globe Many Mission Must Never Our Privileges Rights These]
Liberal democracy must finally become the vital element of our society.
[ Become Democracy Element Finally Liberal Must Our Society Vital]
So I think that if we want to have a Congress, if we want to have government that looks like America, if we want to have government that is truly a representative Democracy, then we need to clearly address how we get our campaign laws out of the way of Democracy.
[ Address America Campaign Clearly Congress Democracy Get Government How Laws Looks Need Our Out Representative Then Think Truly Want Way]
According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background.
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In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
[ Any Democracy Effort Eliminate Growing Itself Possibility Rival Sacrifice Some Up Would]
As long as we're in a democracy, I have to give what I think the majority of people will enjoy.
[ Democracy Enjoy Give Long Majority Think Will]
America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
[ America Aspirations Certain Clash Competitive Culture Democracy Dreams Interests Just Merely Mobility Personality Politics Represents]
You do not export democracy through the Defense Department or the Defense Secretary. You do it through trade agreements, through the Department of Commerce and favorable agreements with our friends and neighbors across the globe.
[ Across Agreements Commerce Defense Democracy Department Export Favorable Friends Globe Neighbors Our Secretary Through Trade]
Democracy makes us articulate our views, defend them, and refine them.
[ Articulate Defend Democracy Makes Our Refine Them Us Views]
A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy.
[ Americans Democracy Export Hollywood Only Trying]
In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace. Environmental
[ Almost Between Conflict Connection Decades Democracy Environment Few Human May Obvious Peace Relationship Resources Rights See Seem Today]
The majority of the world's Muslims do not believe that terrorism is a legitimate strategy or that Islam is incompatible with democracy.
[ Believe Democracy Incompatible Islam Legitimate Majority Muslims Strategy Terrorism World]
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
[ Been Democracy Except Form Government Others Said Tried Worst]
In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.
[ Constitutional Content Democracy Given Judge Law Legislator Moral Morality Must Never]
Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct.
[ Am Conduct Democracy Desire Ever Feel Hearts Hope House Know Lips Mean Members Mine Observe Principles Republican See Shall Sir Their Which]
It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation.
[ Absence Any Arab Democracy Hard Ignore Nation Would]
Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
[ Authority Beautiful Celebrity Democracy Deserve Distorts Famous Giving More Rich Than]
It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas.
[ Assumed Comes Containing Democracy Genes Ideas Means Politely Restraining Violence]
The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board.
[ Board Democracy May Mutiny Ship Sink Storms Those Through Weathered Which]
But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy.
[ Action Addressed Classic Collective Democracy Energy Failures Government Many Market Only Our Result Through Vehicle Ways Woes]
My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror not overseas but in our own streets, and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
[ Country Defensive Democracy Fighting Fortunes More Offensive Our Ourselves Overseas Own Protect Rather Spending Spread Streets Submission Terror Than Try Vast War Wherever Yearn]
The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.
[ Capacity Combine Commitment Democracy Essential Skepticism]
A global democracy works only when countries trust one another.
[ Another Countries Democracy Global Only Trust Works]
I believe in the greatness of our democracy.
[ Believe Democracy Greatness Our]
This country has always been run by elite, and it's an elitist democracy. And that's not a radical concept. It's elitist democracy. When people talk about democracy, they don't talk - really talk about participatory democracy, until the point that we get us at Election Day.
[ Always Been Concept Country Day Democracy Election Elite Elitist Get Participatory Point Radical Really Run Talk Until Us]
El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice.
[ Conversations Democracy El Heard Here Many Salvador Single Surprising Voice Voices Yet]
Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic.
[ Able Action Also Awakening Being Democracy Despotic Occurring Palestine Pursue Recent Region Regions Stifled Syria Tell Terrorists Those Us Voices Without]
I always assume that democracy is the only good form of government, quite frankly, and democracy is always to be preferred.
[ Always Assume Democracy Form Frankly Good Government Only Preferred Quite]
To my mind, there is a solution which has to do with democracy, because democratic governments are subject to the will of the people. So, if the people will it, you can actually create international institutions through the democratic states.
[ Actually Because Create Democracy Democratic Governments Institutions International Mind Solution States Subject Through Which Will]
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
[ Democracy Essential Existence Freedom Human Ideals Just May More Phase Possibly Survival Terminal Than Valued]
So, two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
We must take proactive steps to promote democracy and human rights abroad.
[ Abroad Democracy Human Must Proactive Promote Rights Steps Take]
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
[ Based Conviction Democracy Extraordinary Ordinary Possibilities Upon]
While we enjoy the benefits of living in the greatest democracy in the world, we must be ever conscious of the fact that none of the achievements or freedoms enjoyed in America would be possible without the price that has been paid for by our servicemen and women.
[ Achievements America Been Benefits Conscious Democracy Enjoy Enjoyed Ever Fact Freedoms Greatest Living Must None Our Paid Possible Price Servicemen While Without Women World Would]
However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone.
[ Alone Cannot Defined Democracy Elections Existence However Parliaments]
The two most important things that can be done to promote democracy in the world is first, to bring moral clarity back to world affairs and second, to link international policies to the advance of democracy around the globe.
[ Advance Affairs Around Back Bring Clarity Democracy Done First Globe Important International Link Moral Most Policies Promote Second Things Two World]
The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.
[ Best Democracy Dictatorship Openness Secrecy Should Weapon]
Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
[ Constructed Democracy Edifice Freedom Point Reaches Right Until]
I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence, and that we can move towards democracy without violence; that way, God will allow it.
[ Allow Democracy Exert God Move Pressure Resorting Students Told Towards Violence Way Will Without]
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
[ Because Democracy Majority More Poor Power Rich Supreme Than Them Will]
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.
[ American Between Democracy Elites Imbalance Infected Masses Our Polity Power Principal Serious Threat Which]
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
[ Cannot Choice Choose Democracy Education Express Prepared Real Safeguard Succeed Their Therefore Those Unless Wisely]
Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that this is and always was a democracy.
[ Always Declaring Democracy Editorials Newspapers Ringing Write]
Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing.
[ Bid Democracy Eastern Farewell Friends Heed Language Mark May Mean Now Strong Thing]
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
[ Been Come Democracy Hypocrisy Idea Imperatives Moral Stripped]
Now that our media companies and it appears are policies are traded for cash, what is there to check the continuing consolidation of power and diminishing of democracy?
[ Appears Cash Check Companies Consolidation Continuing Democracy Diminishing Media Now Our Policies Power Traded]
Everybody now seems to be talking about democracy. I don't understand this. As I think of it, democracy isn't like a Sunday suit to be brought out and worn only for parades. It's the kind of a life a decent man leads, it's something to live for and to die for.
[ Brought Decent Democracy Die Everybody Kind Leads Life Live Man Now Only Out Parades Seems Something Suit Sunday Talking Think Understand Worn]
The motive power of democracy is love.
[ Democracy Love Motive Power]
My door will always be open to those who genuinely renounce violence and seek peaceful accommodation into our nascent democracy.
[ Accommodation Always Democracy Door Genuinely Into Nascent Open Our Peaceful Renounce Seek Those Violence Will]
In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!
[ Brotherly Clock Democracy Did Five Had Hundred Love Peace Produce Switzerland Years]
Although we dealt decisively with all terrorist organizations, we at the same time not only maintained, preserved our democracy, but kept improving it.
[ Although Dealt Decisively Democracy Improving Kept Maintained Only Organizations Our Preserved Same Terrorist Time]
Democracy is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems.
[ Democracy Finding Insoluble Problems Solutions]
In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
[ Dead Democracy Equal Grave Last Men Neither Nor Prerogative Rank Republic Station]
It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it; consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the word if it were tied down to any one meaning.
[ Almost Any Call Claim Consequently Country Defenders Democracy Democratic Down Every Fear Felt Kind Meaning Might Praising Regime Stop Tied Universally Using Were Word]
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
[ Capable Citizens Cruel Democracy Exercising Majority Minority Most Oppressions Upon]
A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
[ Conclude Democracy Feelings Forced Idealistic Imperialistic Itself Likely Observer Practice Realistic]
Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning.
[ Abuse Action Animate Any Basic Believers Betrays Contempt Democracy Democratic Fanatics Free Give Hand Human Longer Meaning Murder Non Religious Rights Societies Such Which]
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
[ Certain Citizenry Civic Constitutional Degree Democracy Does Education Serious Trouble Virtue]
The true victory is the victory for democracy and pluralism.
[ Democracy Pluralism True Victory]
The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied.
[ Autocracy Deadliest Democracy Foe Frenzied Liberty]
I think we need to just be very clear about what we're trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we're not trying to create the perfect democracy. We're never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.
[ Afghanistan Clear Create Democracy Frankly Going Ideal Just National Need Never Our Own Perfect Security Simply Society Some Think Trying Very]
I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.
[ Believe Decide Democracy Flourishes Government Keep Knows Legitimate Press Print Secrets Steps Take Whether]
Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country.
[ Accountable Almost Anybody Apart Apparently Bad Bosses Country Debate Democracy News Non-Existent Party Political Their]
Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal.
[ Also Conviction Democracy Each Equal Equality Only Person Requires Then Unshakable Value]
The US and the European Union needs to help in the translation of the demand for democracy into a political will.
[ Demand Democracy European Help Into Needs Political Translation Union Us Will]
The primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.
[ Democracy Dignity Individual Primal Principle Worth]
The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else.
[ Brings Closets Democracy Dislike Down Electric Else Everything Just Level Light Mere More Nothing Prices See Vulgar Wages Water]
As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy.
[ Ally Believe Carefully Democracy Endanger Ensure Forced Freedom Friend Help Important Into Monitor Position Situation States Strait Taiwan United Very Which Would]
Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities. We should use the opportunities it offers to correct past mistakes not to blunder anew.
[ Anew Blunder Correct Democracy Mistakes New Offers Opens Opportunities Past Should Use Vistas]
I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man. I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power, because democracy shapes our lives.
[ Always Because Biography Democracy Examine Famous Just Life Lives Man Never Our Political Power Shapes Tell Use Wanted]
Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic - Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism.
[ Because Consumerism Convenience Democracy Democratic Domestic Hidden Merely Radically Structures Violence Western Within]
The three main sources of scepticism are first, that not every people desires freedom; second, that democracy in certain parts of the world would be dangerous; and third, that there is little the world's democracies can do to advance freedom outside their countries.
[ Advance Certain Countries Dangerous Democracies Democracy Desires Every First Freedom Little Main Outside Parts Scepticism Second Sources Their Third Three World Would]
The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy.
[ Achieve Across Also Beliefs Declaration Democracy Expressed Globe Independence Nation Nations Our Remain Standard Striving Those Today]
We have had a long wait for democracy.
[ Democracy Had Long Wait]
Democracy without morality is impossible.
[ Democracy Impossible Morality Without]
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.
[ Actually Air Airport Any Back Breathe Democracy Evil Go Johannesburg Laden Land More Now Oxygen]
The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come... It's an honor and a privilege. I was called and I've got to be here.
[ Call Called Come Democracy Duty Got Great Here Honor Jury Our Privilege System Thing]
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.
[ Act Country Dear Democracy Democratic Ensuring Hold Indeed Instrument Integrity Process Reliability Rights Vital Voting]
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
[ Democracy Everyone Means Opportunity Slave]
Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy.
[ Accusation Accused Defend Defended Democracy Discuss Duty Every Everybody Him Lawyer Normal Office Point Right Step Think]
Voters must have faith in the electoral process for our democracy to succeed.
[ Democracy Electoral Faith Must Our Process Succeed Voters]
Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
[ Adversity Brave Broken Carries Child Created Democracy Demoralized Disappear Endure Flourish Freedom Home Honors Hope Israel Neither Nor Order Shield Success Sword Will]
If allowed to run free of the social system, capitalism will attempt to corrupt and undermine democracy, which is after all not a natural state.
[ After Allowed Attempt Capitalism Corrupt Democracy Free Natural Run Social State System Undermine Which Will]
Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone.
[ Alone Course Democracy Development Directions Finds Forward Gains Only Particular Seeks Slogans Social Struggle Through Way Ways Workers]
With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.
[ Am Attention Combination Death Deficit Democracy Entire Fear Government How Ignorance Lying Mass Our Politicians Putting Spiral System Trying Up Wake]
I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.
[ Bed Democracy Grave Press Take Under View Weak]
Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
[ Bludgeon Democracy Propaganda State Totalitarian]
At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
[ American Bringing Cause Democracy Disgrace Establishment Exercise Frustrating Given House Iraq Lives Our Own Representatives Republican Sad Soldiers Their Time Watch]
We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation.
[ American Because Build Communism Democracy Discussed Driven Fighting Focus Functional Had History How Japan Large Missed More Occupation Opportunity Part Postwar]
The road to democracy may be winding and is like a river taking many curves, but eventually the river will reach the ocean.
[ Curves Democracy Eventually Many May Ocean Reach River Road Taking Will Winding]
You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped from the voters' eyes sometime between now and November, thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate. I won't say that, of course. The simple reason is, I don't know.
[ Between Course Democracy Eyes House Know November Now Proper Reason Restoring Ripped Say Senate Simple Sometime Thereby Veil Version Voters Will Won Would]
We should seek international support for our mutual objectives abroad, in promoting freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and also the elimination of weapons of mass destruction.
[ Abroad Also Democracy Destruction Elimination Freedom Human International Mass Mutual Objectives Our Promoting Respect Rights Seek Should Support Weapons]
I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.
[ Always Any Building Democracy Dictator Forget Formula Happen Just Make Suggest Things Think Your Yourself]
Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy.
[ Democracy Fatalism Never Party Passive Revolutionary Role Social]
The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel.
[ Based Commitment Democracy Freedom Israel Just Must Mutual Our Peace Principles Relationship States Steadfast Support Therefore These Unique United]
We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation.
[ Democracy Else Everywhere Here Losing Mideast Nation Our Own Right Sell Trying]
We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed.
[ Accountable American Believe Democracy Endure Hold Informed Institution Only Other Our President Press Prevail Role Since Society Special]
Now the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks, and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping the violence.
[ Chance Democracy Escaping First Full Just Know Lead Now Requires Risks Sides Stand Step Still Taken Towards Trust Violence Where Will]
Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American electorate is engaged and informed.
[ American Best Democracy Electorate Engaged Informed Mr Speaker Works]
Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
[ Active American Democracy Federal Gains Government History Intervention Made Many Much Our Possible Progress Social Throughout Toward Were]
For us democracy is a question of human dignity. And human dignity is political freedom.
[ Democracy Dignity Freedom Human Political Question Us]
America's support for human rights and democracy is our noblest export to the world.
[ America Democracy Export Human Noblest Our Rights Support World]
What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
[ Class Democracy Exist Form Fortunes Great Hands Important Men Most Remain Rich Same Should Way]
I think the good old British democracy should keep scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out.
[ British Democracy Get Good Keep Old Out Pressing Should Think Truth]
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
[ Adultery Application Democracy Love]
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.
[ Accurately American Citizen Concept Counted Democracy Every Founded Know Right System Their Vote]
Without democracy there is no freedom. Violence, no matter who is using it, is always reactionary.
[ Always Democracy Freedom Matter Reactionary Using Violence Without]
America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy.
[ America Commitment Democracy Ever Forever Freedom Honoring Lost Memory Our Remain Remember September Stronger Than Their Those True Will]
Despite elections and the experience of post-Soviet personal freedoms by the Russian people, the fate of democracy in Russia is perhaps more ambiguous now than at any time since the collapse of the Communist system.
[ Ambiguous Any Collapse Communist Democracy Despite Elections Experience Fate Freedoms More Now Perhaps Personal Russia Russian Since System Than Time]
I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.
[ Absolutely Away Competition Democracy Essential Lot Media Moving Seem Think]
Japan is not a Western democracy. The Japanese have kept their traditions, culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
[ Community Culture Democracy Free Heritage Japan Japanese Joined Kept Nations Their Traditions Western]
Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon.
[ Any Battle Before Brave Crucial Democracy Engaged Ever Founded Ideals Important Iraq Nation Our Personnel Soldiers States Success Support Test United Upon Waged]
Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
[ Balanced Democracy Development Economic Environmental Global Human International Law Markets Must Respect Rights Security Such Sustainable Values]
Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.
[ American Constitutional Creativity Democracy Democratic Early Framework Harnessing Imagination Kind Napster Our Political Really Software System Version]
After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945; Hitler destroyed democracy there first.
[ After Bring Democracy Destroyed First Germany Hitler]
I'm not overly alarmist about it, but I do think there are some worrying signs, like the growing accumulation of wealth by a very small proportion of the population, plus elections in the US are much more dominated by money than anywhere else calling itself a democracy.
[ Accumulation Anywhere Calling Democracy Dominated Elections Else Growing Itself Money More Much Overly Plus Population Proportion Signs Small Some Than Think Us Very Wealth Worrying]
In order every one in our homeland learns principles of democracy and the peaceful transition of power, and in order to stabilize and develop multiple choices in democratic practice.
[ Choices Democracy Democratic Develop Every Homeland Learns Multiple Order Our Peaceful Power Practice Principles Stabilize Transition]
Since the birth of our Nation, no other right has been more important than having the ability to vote. Unfortunately, as history has shown, the denial of this right to minorities is a scar on our system of democracy.
[ Ability Been Birth Democracy Denial Having History Important Minorities More Nation Other Our Right Scar Shown Since System Than Unfortunately Vote]
In nation after nation, democracy has taken the place of autocracy.
[ After Autocracy Democracy Nation Place Taken]
As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed.
[ Bloody Cleansed Democracy Designed Finest Humiliation Less Order Other Populace Reassure Republic Restored Rituals World]
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.
[ Asia Asian Countries Democracy Economy Give Good Influence Make Market Model Over Practicing Succeed Success Then Want Will]
Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind, and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people.
[ Common Countries Democracy Democratic Earnestly Mankind Must Protect Pursuit Rights]
The Communists automatically violated the daily practices of democracy to which I was accustomed.
[ Accustomed Automatically Communists Daily Democracy Practices Violated Which]
Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
[ Cannot Country Democracy Good Governance Imported Imposed Modernity Outside]
Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
[ Arcadia Category Claus Democracy Dream Heaven Only Put Same Santa Should]
I noticed that democracy was broken and tried to work on fixing that in Japan. Then I realized that it was broken all over the place and decided to work on that too.
[ Broken Decided Democracy Fixing Japan Noticed Over Place Realized Then Too Tried Work]
Therefore, until the day I die, I am going to do what I can, regardless of the cost to me, to try to stop this awful corruption that is destroying our beloved democracy.
[ Am Awful Beloved Corruption Cost Day Democracy Destroying Die Going Our Regardless Stop Therefore Try Until]
Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
[ Courageous Democracy Leadership Must Our Poses Problems Shall Solved These]
I have great confidence in Taiwan's democracy.
[ Confidence Democracy Great Taiwan]
Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
[ Advanced Countries Democracy Industrial Limited Luxury Most Need Socialist]
Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it.
[ Because Constitutional Crafted Democracy Failures Fathers First Form Founding Government Had History Our Representation Republic Shaping Time Were World Would]
American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
[ American Authority Because Democracy Failure Hands Ignorant Most Must Part Places Poorest Society Supreme]
In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith. Politics
[ Act Democracy Dissent Faith]
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
[ Democracy Discussion Effective Government Means Only Stop Talking]
The return of democracy in our land has indeed thrown the problems of development into bolder relief.
[ Bolder Democracy Development Indeed Into Land Our Problems Relief Return Thrown]
I do think that we are facing a crisis in our democracy. As true patriots, each and every one of us has to speak up, speak out, and change those in charge. Our democracy depends upon it.
[ Change Charge Crisis Democracy Depends Each Every Facing Our Out Patriots Speak Think Those True Up Upon Us]
America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
[ America Democracy Experiment Freedom Human Itself National Never Others Rather Seen State]
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
[ Again Away Begin Democracy Learn Ourselves Practicing Put Rule Something Start Ten Then Up Wake Year Years]
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.
[ Actually Ad Afghanistan Because Bush Campaign Democracy Efforts Election Even Had Hasn New Olympics Tells Though]
The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn't.
[ Avoided Believe Church Citizens Democracy Dogma Entitled Equality Frankly Notion President Religious Separation Some State Supposed]
Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.
[ Capabilities Democracy Development Education Fullest Goal Human Possible Same]
Democracy's a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it's no longer democracy, is it? It's something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism.
[ Allow Away Being Care Democracy Else Fragile Inch Into Longer May Responsible Scare Something Soon Stop Tactics Take Thing Totalitarianism Turn Very]
Democracy is now going forth on a crusade against imperialism.
[ Against Crusade Democracy Forth Going Imperialism Now]
We Chileans have to be able to understand that in a democracy institutions must function freely and with sovereignty.
[ Able Democracy Freely Function Institutions Must Sovereignty Understand]
In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press.
[ Based Been Democracy Emerging Free Iran Movement Press Reform Whole]
Everything has to be done to build some sort of international democracy. We've seen only the tiniest beginnings of that.
[ Beginnings Build Democracy Done Everything International Only Seen Some Sort Tiniest]
Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren't civil war, they are democracy at work, and that's beautiful.
[ Beautiful Civil Contested Democracy Despite Primaries Pundits Think Us Want War Work]
All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
[ Cured Democracy Ills More]
Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions, we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world.
[ Action After Both Created Democracy Effective Enthusiastic Expect Fascists Fills Increase Inventions May Modern Power States United Until Vacuum War World]
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. Politics
[ Democracy Men Property Rulers]
If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.
[ Affirm Democracy Essence Man Melodrama Might Saw Simply Tempted Went]
I sow; my successor reaps. This is the majesty of democracy.
[ Democracy Majesty Reaps Sow Successor]
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
[ Amusing Confess Democracy Enjoy Hence Idiotic Immensely Incomparably]
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
[ Alike Charming Democracy Disorder Equality Equals Form Full Government Sort Variety]
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.
[ Actually Assume Democracy Election Here Know Means Pakistan]
Our democracy is not a product but a continual process. It is preserved not by monuments but deeds. Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending; sometimes it needs defending. Always, it needs improving.
[ Always Amending Continual Deeds Defending Democracy Improving Monuments Needs Our Preserved Process Product Refining Sometimes]
My argument has always been that this is not an anti-Bush film, it's a pro-democracy film. And if Bush comes out on the wrong side of democracy, that's his problem.
[ Always Argument Been Bush Comes Democracy Film His Out Problem Side Wrong]
We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy.
[ Americans Been Democracy Education Freedom Fulfilled Gifts Great Our Promise System]
We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly those for whom we can never express enough gratitude for they have given their lives so that all of us may be free and that our democracy can be a shining light for the rest of the world.
[ Democracy Enough Express Free Given Gratitude Light Lives May Need Never Our Particularly Rest Shining Thank Their Those Troops Us Whom World]
We will not fail your expectations of us as a new nation dedicated to peace, democracy, and freedom.
[ Dedicated Democracy Expectations Fail Freedom Nation New Peace Us Will Your]
We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy. Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.
[ America Democracy Denied Million Right Tell Twenty Vote Women]
If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms, it may create a greater hunger for democracy, reform and liberties in China.
[ China Chinese Create Democracy Expose Freedoms Greater Hunger Liberties May Our Reform]
I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world.
[ Am American Concepts Convinced Democracy Enterprise Foster Free Hope Law Majority Moral Opportunity Responsibility Rule These Understand Values World]
I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term.
[ Ah Always Attracted Democracy Election Fixed Full Going Governments Had Hard Instinct Know More Much Parliamentary Personally Say Should Term Their Very]
What we say is that democracy means that you have the right to vote without intimidation and undue burdens. But if you stand in line for six hours, technically, today there is no document, no standard, no law that says that that's wrong.
[ Burdens Democracy Document Hours Intimidation Law Line Means Right Say Says Six Stand Standard Technically Today Undue Vote Without Wrong]
If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail.
[ Adventure Charity Common Democracy Economic Fail Forward Go Great Making Malice Men None Our Political Practical Put Reality Sense Shall Social Toward Trust]
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
[ Democracy Foundations Liberty Made Must Peace Planted Political Safe Tested Upon World]
We know that if we're going to remain economically competitive in the world, and viable as a civic democracy, that we're going to have to get more people educated to higher levels.
[ Civic Competitive Democracy Economically Educated Get Going Higher Know Levels More Remain Viable World]
To find ways of practicing democracy, not ways of orating about it, is our great problem.
[ Democracy Find Great Our Practicing Problem Ways]
We've got to understand that the whole nature of the way American democracy guards its freedom has been changed.
[ American Been Changed Democracy Freedom Got Guards Nature Understand Way Whole]
There is something inherent in our democracy that tends to want to level. America is a little uncomfortable in the presence of someone who is distinctly superior in whatever way.
[ America Democracy Distinctly Inherent Level Little Our Presence Someone Something Superior Tends Uncomfortable Want Way Whatever]
Democracy still has a real hope and chance in Iraq, and true freedom in this country would be the greatest testament to those who gave their lives for it.
[ Chance Country Democracy Freedom Gave Greatest Hope Iraq Lives Real Still Testament Their Those True Would]
Democracy may mean something more than a theoretically absolute popular government, but it assuredly cannot mean anything less.
[ Absolute Anything Assuredly Cannot Democracy Government Less May Mean More Popular Something Than Theoretically]
In democracy everyone has the right to be represented, even the jerks.
[ Democracy Even Everyone Jerks Represented Right]
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
[ Arises Democracy Naturally Out Tyranny]
For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic, bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.
[ Bears Certainly Democracy Destruction Every Itself Only Own Republic Seeds Within]
People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway.
[ Aristotle Buses Democracy Less Library More Should Spend Subway Time Understand Want]
And it is essential that in fighting terrorism, sacrifices should not be made on democracy.
[ Democracy Essential Fighting Made Sacrifices Should Terrorism]
Democracy is the road to socialism.
[ Democracy Road Socialism]
So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out.
[ Democracy Dissent Especially Ever Forceful Including More Most Now Out Principles Speaking Standing Than Those Time Truly Up Value]
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
[ Account Being Democracy Does Four Government Keep Matter Nation Only Run World Years]
Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
[ Balance Capable Citizen Democracy Equilibrium Humanist Involvement Key Only Premise Reflecting Secret System]
Well my briefing was that Honduras was a small and vulnerable country just back on the path towards democracy it was about to have just before I arrived, the first elections for a civilian president in more than 9 years.
[ Arrived Back Before Briefing Civilian Country Democracy Elections First Honduras Just More Path President Small Than Towards Vulnerable Well Years]
It's not a democracy here, it's the Middle East.
[ Democracy East Here Middle]
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
[ Belief Collective Democracy Ignorance Individual Pathetic Wisdom]
It's a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions.
[ Accept Am Decisions Democracy Majority]
More socialism means more democracy, openness and collectivism in everyday life.
[ Collectivism Democracy Everyday Life Means More Openness Socialism]
In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.
[ Centralization Democracy Governmental Majority Power Simple]
A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at once a nation's paradise and its tomb.
[ Democracy Marvel Nation Nothing Offer Once Paradise Tomb]
Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
[ Cannot Democracy Endure God Long Will Without]
To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.
[ Believe Cause Democracy Example Gaining Just Might Military Need Over Respect Speeches Spread True Win World]
In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today.
[ Absolute Anarchy Anxious Aristocratic Authority Been Classic Compact Dance Democracy Expression Freedom Independent Liberal Necessity Never Order Promising Today Traditional]
Jeans represent democracy in fashion.
[ Democracy Fashion Jeans Represent]
It has been well over half a century and I'm glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return.
[ Authoritarianism Been Century Democracy Glad Half Over Path Return Right Road Say Taken Well]
I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing; it's not a western invention.
[ Alien Democracy Invention Learning Russian Thing Think Western]
Robert Moses wasn't elected to anything. We're taught that in a democracy power comes from being elected. He had more power than anyone, and he held it for 48 years.
[ Anyone Anything Being Comes Democracy Elected Had Held More Moses Power Robert Taught Than Years]
A central claim of the Bush administration's foreign policy is that the spread of democracy in the Middle East is the cure for terrorism.
[ Administration Bush Central Claim Cure Democracy East Foreign Middle Policy Spread Terrorism]
A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful. Politics
[ Decent Democracy Generous Healthy Honorable Requires Respectful Society Tolerant]
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.
[ Challenges Choose Circle Closed Democracy Entrenched Ideologues Just Lot Mainstream Opening Run Talk Texans Texas Will]
The view that we hold in Iraq now is this - that democracy is associated with elections. I believe that elections are possible.
[ Associated Believe Democracy Elections Hold Iraq Now Possible View]
If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.
[ Commandment Democracy Justice Keep Must Ration Shalt Thou]
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
[ Acquire Citizens Democracy Eloquence Immunity Importance Utmost]
We shouldn't waste any more time in making sure that democracy is properly rooted in our political life and the supremacy of the law becomes an integral part of our state's structure.
[ Any Becomes Democracy Integral Law Life Making More Our Part Political Properly Rooted State Structure Supremacy Sure Time Waste]
Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea - only about 300 years old in this country.
[ Concept Country Democracy Freedom Idea Instance Just Old Only Personal Relatively Within Years Young]
Social democracy... is only the advance guard of the proletariat, a small piece of the total working masses; blood from their blood, and flesh from their flesh.
[ Advance Blood Democracy Flesh Guard Masses Only Piece Proletariat Small Social Their Total Working]
Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably take years to state what I mean - is the period of the rise of democracy, with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into the 19th.
[ Also Area Around Century Democracy Interests Into Mean Paine Period Probably Rise State Take Tom Turn Which Will Years]
What should be targeted is a concept of organic, and not just mechanic, democracy that preserves the rule of law, separation of powers, and that is participatory and pluralistic.
[ Concept Democracy Just Law Mechanic Organic Participatory Pluralistic Powers Preserves Rule Separation Should Targeted]
I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.
[ Commanding Defend Democracy Father General Happen Mother Run Surrogate Their Train Troops Well]
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
[ Capacity Democracy Inclination Injustice Justice Makes Man Necessary Possible]
Democracy is the wholesome and pure air without which a socialist public organization cannot live a full-blooded life.
[ Air Cannot Democracy Life Live Organization Public Pure Socialist Which Wholesome Without]
Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.
[ Also Democracy Form Jackals Worship]
The need to help spread democracy and the ability to do that will be much greater if we break this addiction to oil, which gives the oil princes and sultans the power in the Mideast.
[ Ability Addiction Break Democracy Gives Greater Help Mideast Much Need Oil Power Princes Spread Which Will]
Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy.
[ Democracy Even Good Grade Help Make Others Preparation Running School Some Students Succeed Where]
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
[ Apathy Assassination Death Democracy Extinction Indifference Likely Slow Will]
The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest.
[ Big Democracy Forest Grandeur Our Strength]
One has the right to be wrong in a democracy.
[ Democracy Right Wrong]
No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people.
[ Amount Ballots Charters Democracy Direct Illiterate Make Out Primaries Short Will]
If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market, I would say yes.
[ Created Democracy Market Pressures Say Simply Toward Would Yes]
Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
[ Administrative Arrangement Arriving Being Certain Decisions Democracy End Hence Incapable Institutional Itself Legislative Method Political Say Type]
Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity, peace among peoples. This is the sacred slogan of international socialist democracy that liberates nations.
[ Among Class Democracy External International Liberates Nations Peace Peoples Sacred Slogan Socialist Solidarity Struggle]
Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!
[ Bah Boa Democracy Feather Hear Reach]
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
[ Bureaucracy Cease Country Democracy Democratic Effectively Even Governed Head Highly Makes Modern Must Necessarily Obedient Perfectly Prepared Prepares Really Scientific Trained Tyrant Unless War Well Which]
There is so much that can be done, you see, the assembly is about improving our democracy.
[ Assembly Democracy Done Improving Much Our See]
I have said democracy and freedom do not work too well if you are hungry, if you are starving.
[ Democracy Freedom Hungry Said Starving Too Well Work]
Democracy passes into despotism.
[ Democracy Despotism Into Passes]
Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
[ Active Best Citizenry Democracy Functions]
Informed by our sad experience of history, we require nothing short of a foundation for lasting democracy.
[ Democracy Experience Foundation History Informed Lasting Nothing Our Require Sad Short]
Only that Swiss in the heart want still a king or at least a strong Upper House of Parliament. Swiss long themselves for less democracy and more dictatorship.
[ Democracy Dictatorship Heart House King Least Less Long More Only Parliament Still Strong Swiss Themselves Upper Want]
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
[ Democracy Dinner More Must Sheep Something Than Two Voting Wolves]
Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy.
[ Another Back Cage Democracy Falling First Government Law Myth Place Restore Rule Stop Thing Things Under Well]
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
[ Champion Compassion Courage Day Democracy Equality Greatest Honor Jr Justice King Luther Martin Nation Nonviolence Racial Taught Through Time]
The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy. The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.
[ Body Commune Democracy Elected First Foremost Government Paris Suffrage Universal]
Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
[ Better Change Democracy Dr Everyday Government Institutions King Leadership Our Power Promise Together Working]
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.
[ Democracy Forces Necessary Peace Terrorism Undermining]
Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
[ Counting Democracy Disadvantage Experiment Government Instead Merely Obvious Only Them Votes Weighing]
Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.
[ Business Citizen Democracy Dishonesty Enough Every Gift Government Job Own Particular Responsibility Virtue Your]
Democracy must learn to defend itself.
[ Defend Democracy Itself Learn Must]
Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. Politics
[ Allowed Being Candidate Democracy Dislike Least Vote]
Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
[ Commit Democracy Did Exhausts Itself Lasts Long Murders Never Remember Soon Suicide Wastes Yet]
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
[ America Citizen Cross Democracy Election Fight National Ocean Street Vote Will Won]
Democracy is not about making speeches. It is about making committees work.
[ Committees Democracy Making Speeches Work]
As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
[ Beginning Citizens Democracy End Law-Abiding Ruled Rulers]
There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.
[ Believe Decide Democracy Does Flourishes General Government Keep Know Knows Legitimate Need Press Print Public Secrets Some Steps Take Things Whether]
I think clearly the United States, as well as other western nations, should stand by their commitments to human rights and democracy and should try to influence other countries to move in that direction.
[ Clearly Commitments Countries Democracy Direction Human Influence Move Nations Other Rights Should Stand States Their Think Try United Well Western]
But despite this breathtaking pace, I believe in the capacity of our democracy to meet these challenges.
[ Believe Breathtaking Capacity Challenges Democracy Despite Meet Our Pace These]
Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
[ Being Business Businessmen Capable Democracy Democratic Depth Few Neither Politics Process Takes Tolerance Understand]
In order to build basic democracy here we'll need lives of two generations - at least forty years.
[ Basic Build Democracy Forty Generations Here Least Lives Need Order Two Years]
Democracy doesn't recognize east or west; democracy is simply people's will. Therefore, I do not acknowledge that there are various models of democracy; there is just democracy itself.
[ Acknowledge Democracy East Itself Just Models Recognize Simply Therefore Various West Will]
Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.
[ Democracy Dictatorship Impossible Made Television Unbearable]
There is an idea of democracy produced by one-sided thinking.
[ Democracy Idea One-Sided One-Sided Produced Thinking]
What we have is two important values in conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can't have both.
[ Both Campaigns Conflict Democracy Desire Freedom Healthy Important Our Speech Two Values]
A lot of young poets today, from what I've heard and experienced, can't get their heads past George W. Bush, and I've heard so many poems about this democracy and this era of politics that I'm kind of bored by it.
[ Bored Bush Democracy Era Experienced George Get Heads Heard Kind Lot Many Past Poems Poets Politics Their Today Young]
The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant.
[ Bring Countries Democracy Elections Freedom Helped Knew Lure Many Meant Men Never Our Place Reflection Resilience Taken These Truly Uniform Women Word]
War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions.
[ Central Defines Democracy Does Extremist First Foreign Genuinely Great Idealistic Narrow Policy Preoccupation Rather Reflect States Superpower Terrorism Today Traditions United View Vision War World]
Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed.
[ Ago Based Consent Democracy Derives Fathers Founding Gave Governed Government Hundred Idea Noble Our Simple Two Upon Us Validity Years Yet]
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. Government
[ Art Cage Circus Democracy Monkey Running Science]
A short exposure to the convention convinced me that the Internet may save the Democracy in that it is a way for the people, for the citizens, to have some direct influence on the government.
[ Citizens Convention Convinced Democracy Direct Exposure Government Influence Internet May Save Short Some Way]
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
[ Aristocracy Badly Democracy Educated Government Means Uneducated While]
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be. Government
[ Asking Democracy Only Ought Persists Powers System Whether]
Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of democracy and human rights, we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy with a democratically elected president and legislature.
[ Ascendancy Been Democracy Democratically Elected Era Human Legislature Live Moreover Must President Rights See Taiwan Vibrant]
I believe our country has to do whatever we can do to protect ourselves-we're king of the hill. We need to protect democracy and the lives of those who live in the free world.
[ Believe Country Democracy Free Hill King Live Lives Need Our Protect Those Whatever World]
Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections.
[ Democracy Dictatorship Elections Go Maintain Stake These]
Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not.
[ Capitalism Days Democracy Effectively Enough Face Global Here Human Know Left Liberal Marxist More Offers Old Question Remain Rights Saying Socialism Think Today Tolerance Want Were]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity.
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
[ Better Comfortable Country Democracy Dictatorship General Hope Musharraf Opposes Prevails Return Seeing Sense Symbol True]
Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe in the possibilities for genuine democracy.
[ Believe Continue Cynicism Democracy Genuine Nevertheless Possibilities Resist]
You can't be a full participant in our democracy if you don't know our history.
[ Democracy Full History Know Our Participant]
I have absolutely no idea what my generation did to enrich our democracy. We dropped the ball. We entered a period of complacency and closed our eyes to the public corruption of our democracy.
[ Absolutely Ball Closed Complacency Corruption Democracy Did Dropped Enrich Entered Eyes Generation Idea Our Period Public]
If our republican form of government is perishing because communications - the infrastructure of that republic - is under the yoke of international business how, at last, do we save it? We must build a confrontational movement to reclaim our democracy, a movement committed to active and sustained protest against the present order.
[ Active Against Because Build Business Committed Communications Confrontational Democracy Form Government How Infrastructure International Last Movement Must Order Our Perishing Present Protest Reclaim Republic Republican Save Sus]
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. Government
[ Democracy Every Gives His Man Oppressor Own Right]
The Election Assistance Commission represents a major, unprecedented commitment from the federal government to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy. I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members.
[ Am Assistance Being Charter Commission Commitment Democracy Election Federal Freedom Government Humbled Major Members Prospect Represents Sustained Unprecedented Vibrant]
The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.
[ Absolute Authority Based Between Choices Democracy Depends Every Fate Government Hand Legality Makes Opposite Other Power Principles Restraints Sovereignty These Tradition]
Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve.
[ Achieve Constitutional Democracy Enemies Freedom Greater Hope Liberties Our Sacrificed Search Security Shall]
When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to.
[ Bush Democracy Often Referring Says Wonder]
I've always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America.
[ Abroad Always America Been Democracy Here Human Ideals Ideas Inside Interested Just Laws Make Our Player Reflect Rights Struggle Very Wanted]
Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins.
[ Deceit Democracy Integrity Lifeblood Poison Veins]
Not less, but more democracy - that is the demand, that is the great goal that we have to prescribe for ourselves, and especially for our youth.
[ Demand Democracy Especially Goal Great Less More Our Ourselves Prescribe Youth]
When public access to voting is impaired or when public confidence in voting is diluted, democracy suffers and our freedom is less secure.
[ Access Confidence Democracy Diluted Freedom Impaired Less Our Public Secure Suffers Voting]
There can only be democracy when money is not allowed to be spent in Politics.
[ Allowed Democracy Money Only Politics Spent]
I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party system is essential to our democracy.
[ Am Convinced Democracy Essential Ever Lively More Our Party System Than Two]
You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?
[ Afghanistan Democracy Enough First Haitians Help Home Iraq Know Knows Lord Money Our Responsibility Spend Them Thrive Want Well Wish World]
But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
[ Constant Democracy Improved Means Perfection State Vigilance]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
[ Applied Consequence Country Democracy Distinct General Inflexible Justice Less Most Natural Only Pressing Principle Prompt Severe Terror Than Then Virtue Wants]
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work.
[ Democracy Divides Into Makes Provision Those Time Work Workers]
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
[ Attained Bourgeois Democracy Dream Level Proletarian Raise Stupidity Whole]
Here's to democracy. May we get the government we deserve.
[ Democracy Deserve Get Government Here May]
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy. Politics
[ Called Country Democracy Enough Fight Long Rights Their Willing]
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.
[ Again Democracy Economy Market Relationship Say Without]
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
[ After Choosing Consists Democracy Dictators Hear Think Told Want Your]
I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy, in democratic trade unionism.
[ Believe Democracy Democratic Trade Unionism]
The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.
[ American Democracy Flag Freedom Most Recognized Symbol World]
Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.
[ Christianity Democracy Fact Highest Men Rights Root]
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
[ Bringing Democracy First History Inflation Luxuries Necessities Price Same Selling Time True Us]
We always hear about the rights of democracy, but the major responsibility of it is participation.
[ Always Democracy Hear Major Participation Responsibility Rights]
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
[ Assassination Democracy Form Government Ideal Tempered]
Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East.
[ Democracy East Israel Middle Only]
As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.
[ Agriculture Democracy Direction Eases Education Final Goals Industry Look Mr Must Our Tension Toward Under]
The history of our country is not the history of any other country in the world which is either practicing advanced democracy or struggling to lay the foundation for democracy.
[ Advanced Any Country Democracy Either Foundation History Lay Other Our Practicing Struggling Which World]
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.
[ Address American Democracy Glory Important New Orleans Potential Rebuilding Revisit Young]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.
[ Democracy Expect Having Just Many Most Thing Too Wonderful Wonders]
My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm - as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy.
[ Abortion Choice Defend Democracy Free Into Intrusions Libertarian Matters Oppose Private Realm Representative Sodomy State Strongly Suicide Tends Thinking Use Which Would]
Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law.
[ Creates Democracy Fight Freedom Grow Happens Jobs Law Lifts Nothing Out Poverty Rule Societies Society Stabilize Stable Strengthen Terrorism Trade]
This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
[ Churches Democracy Dullness Failure General Genuine Importance Individual Measure Our Regarding Schools Significance Spiritual Teach Vision Welfare]
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
[ Always Carrying Democracy Elections Evil Force Fraud Majority Party Pervading Rather Succeeds Tyranny]
As I understand I took most so-called democratic states about 200 years on average to build their democracies. That is why, when we go to sleep under totalitarian rule and wake up in a democracy, it makes me laugh.
[ Average Build Democracies Democracy Democratic Go Laugh Makes Most Rule Sleep So-Called States Their Took Totalitarian Under Understand Up Wake Why Years]
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
[ Adversity Been Changing Democracy Experience Having Infinite Life More Sometimes Tested Turbulent Valuable Variety]
And that is my definition of democracy, the right to be in a minority and not be suppressed.
[ Definition Democracy Minority Right Suppressed]
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
[ Abhorrent Because Civilization Democracy Him Imprison Keep More Nothing Person Prison Really Test Than Unpopular]
We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?
[ Borrow Centuries Democracy Did During Ideas Islam Learn Muslim Need Now Others Perfectly Power Rule Shown Them Time Why World]
The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes.
[ Consists Criticize Degree Democracy Important Mistakes Nature Problems Right]
Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us.
[ Belong Democracy Either Fail Free Must Us]
After each war there is a little less democracy to save.
[ After Democracy Each Less Little Save War]
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. Equality
[ Alike Attained Best Chiefly Democracy Equality Found Government Liberty Persons Share Some Thought Utmost Will]
Democracy derailed is democracy denied.
[ Democracy Denied]
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
[ Aristocracy Bloody Commit Democracy Did Either Exhausts Itself Lasts Long Monarchy More Murders Never Remember Soon Suicide Than Wastes While]
America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
[ America Around Belief Country Democracy Freedom Ideals Served Their Upheld Veterans World]
Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
[ Accomplished Action Again Always Become Democracy Doing Done Gold Goods Must Nation Necessary Never Now Only Piled Something Thing Up]
As free citizens in a political democracy, we have a responsibility to be interested and involved in the affairs of the human community, be it at the local or the global level.
[ Affairs Citizens Community Democracy Free Global Human Interested Involved Level Local Political Responsibility]
Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn't be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support - that's a little bit of a manipulation of democracy.
[ Able Bit Call Democracy Election Height Issue Little Manipulate Manipulation Matter Politicians Public Single Support Then]
Democracy in Yemen did not stop, instead it is in a continuous development, there is no other way to follow rather than democracy, it is our national way for building up our country, it was not imposed on us by others.
[ Building Continuous Country Democracy Development Did Follow Imposed Instead National Other Others Our Rather Stop Than Up Us Way Yemen]
And for well over a hundred years our politicians, statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic, not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction.
[ Democracy Distinction Hundred Knew Made Meant Our Over Politicians Remembered Republic Statesmen Well Years]
It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
[ Americans Call Day Democracy Election Far Few Paradox Participate Ritual Too Wonderful]
Remember one thing about democracy. We can have anything we want and at the same time, we always end up with exactly what we deserve.
[ Always Anything Democracy Deserve End Exactly Remember Same Thing Time Up Want]
I will protect democracy with my life.
[ Democracy Life Protect Will]
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
[ Because Democracy Good Other Say Systems Worse]
The EU will face problems similar to the US: an increasing gap between the citizens and decision makers in Brussels and a perceived or even real lack of democracy.
[ Between Brussels Citizens Decision Democracy Eu Even Face Gap Increasing Lack Makers Perceived Problems Real Similar Us Will]
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
[ Congress Democracy Fathers Founding Functioning Less Majority Move Our Quickly Responsible Too Understood Very Way Well Will]
Amnesty International continues to report that extra judicial tortures and murders continue. This is not democracy that we are exporting to Mexico, and this is certainly not what the Mexican workers signed up for.
[ Amnesty Certainly Continue Continues Democracy Exporting Extra International Judicial Mexican Mexico Murders Report Signed Tortures Up Workers]
In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.
[ Democracy Everybody Including Jerks Represented Right]
It will take years to bring Iraq the democracy it deserves.
[ Bring Democracy Deserves Iraq Take Will Years]
What we are doing in fact is recovering and progressing and sustaining the recovery of our democracy.
[ Democracy Doing Fact Our Progressing Recovering Recovery Sustaining]
Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.
[ Debate Deliberation Democracy Our Soul Stir Way]
Democracy is the art of thinking independently together.
[ Art Democracy Independently Thinking Together]
We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas.
[ Areas Being Bureaucracy Concern Core Democracy European Forgotten Many Need Our Remind Replaced Supporters Their Way]
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
[ Anywhere Art Been Beyond Democracy Displacing Exists Forms Grows Influences Itself Never Opposite Own Past Poems Produced Prove Say Schools Theology Under Until]
The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought.
[ Cause Chinese Congress Day Ensure Forget Fought Hoped Job Leadership Lives Lost Massacre Never Our Soon Square Their Those Which World Would]
Without the power of the Industrial Union behind it, Democracy can only enter the State as the victim enters the gullet of the Serpent.
[ Behind Democracy Enter Enters Industrial Only Power Serpent State Union Victim Without]
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. Patriotism
[ America Changed Cherished Day Defending Democracy Died Freedom Honor Later Memorial Most Observances Our Patriotic Remains Spirit Those Years]
I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something.
[ Better Damn Democracy Exercise Get Had Means Out Right Something Still Their Think Value Vote Well While]
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
[ Aggravated Arises Democracy Dictatorship Extreme Form Liberty Most Naturally Out Slavery Tyranny]
The issue is whether the ultimate civil authority of the United States can tolerate actions in contempt of constitutional lines of authority. Any lessening of civil power over military power must inevitably lead away from democracy.
[ Actions Any Authority Away Civil Constitutional Contempt Democracy Inevitably Issue Lead Lessening Lines Military Must Over Power States Tolerate Ultimate United Whether]
The last two elections were stolen. They were stolen and so we will not rest until we reclaim our democracy and this is what today is all about.
[ Democracy Elections Last Our Reclaim Rest Stolen Today Two Until Were Will]
Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us. Government
[ Democracy Every Government Parliament Trouble Us Whores]
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.
[ Apathy Citizen Dangerous Democracy Oligarchy Prince Public Tyranny Welfare]
The Greens have every right to run, that's what democracy is, and they should argue their point by saying how they think people should vote, not by telling us to be silent.
[ Argue Democracy Every Greens How Point Right Run Saying Should Silent Telling Their Think Us Vote]
It's all a sham: I have seen, and I know firsthand, indeed from my own pen, how the organized Right has sabotaged not only journalism but also democracy and truth.
[ Also Democracy Firsthand How Indeed Journalism Know Only Organized Own Pen Right Seen Sham Truth]
Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.
[ Advantage Burning Concern Constant Dedication Democracy Disputes Endless Force Law Often Our Political Principle Propels Rule Struggles True Unfortunately Which]
Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.
[ Arise Believers Bosses Citizens Constantly Democracy Democratic Devoted Dictators Governments Ideals Inevitable Local More National Nevertheless Oppose Prosper State Than Them True Will]
The best Governments of the World have bin composed of Monarchy, Aristocracy, and Democracy.
[ Aristocracy Best Bin Composed Democracy Governments Monarchy World]
The rights of democracy are not reserved for a select group within society, they are the rights of all the people.
[ Democracy Group Reserved Rights Select Society Within]
We should insist that governments receiving American aid live up to standards of accountability and transparency, and we should support countries that embrace market reforms, democracy, and the rule of law.
[ Accountability Aid American Countries Democracy Embrace Governments Insist Law Live Market Receiving Reforms Rule Should Standards Support Transparency Up]
In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation.
[ Appears Autocratic Centralized Control Democracy Economic Elites Europe Name Power Pursuing Seeking Social]
I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.
[ Democracy Expression Freedom Functioning Primary Proper Regard Right Which Without]
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
[ Central Conditions Democracy Development Information Knowledge]
And one of the frustrating parts, but it's an inherent part of our democracy, is we have separation of powers.
[ Democracy Frustrating Inherent Our Part Parts Powers Separation]
I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror - and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure.
[ Am Americans Around British Confident Democracy End Freedom Iraqis More Over Prevail Secure Terror Tyranny War Will Win World]
I may be wrong in that, but not I think in putting the questions. In our modern democracy the government needs not a unanimous but a general support for war before it orders our forces to fight.
[ Before Democracy Fight Forces General Government May Modern Needs Orders Our Putting Questions Support Think Unanimous War Wrong]
Protection of private property is a fundamental right protected in a strong democracy.
[ Democracy Fundamental Private Property Protected Protection Right Strong]
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.
[ Agenda Bush Congress Democracy Expansion Freedom Office Peoples President Rights Since Supported Throughout Took World]
We're going to have to forgive a great deal of the Soviet era debt. There's no question about that. Let's face up to that. We're going to have to put in money if Russia is really going to consolidate a democracy.
[ Consolidate Deal Debt Democracy Era Face Forgive Going Great Money Put Question Really Russia Soviet Up]
Under the leadership of this President, the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made, and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.
[ Analyses Apart Being Choices Democracy Excuses Leadership Made Offered Our President Pulled Pulling Rather Same State Strong Suffering Than Tired Together Under Union Unrealistic Yet]
In brief, Western democracy, as other political models, is not exportable to all regions of the world.
[ Brief Democracy Models Other Political Regions Western World]
In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
[ Am Because Bedrock Constitutional Democracy Drawn Essential Film George Important Inspire Issues Kinds Man Populace Presents Responsible Rights Stories Those Vital Whoever]
Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.
[ Corruption Democracy Faith Nature Our Restoring Way]
When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
[ Almost American Completely Democracy Existing Fabric Federalist Jefferson Organization Republicans Traditional Union Woven]
Thru the auspices of the viewers who become - I think this is an import - in a democracy, become a working unit with law enforcement against the criminals.
[ Against Auspices Become Criminals Democracy Enforcement Import Law Think Thru Unit Viewers Working]
Ultimately, freedom and democracy are stronger than fear and tyranny.
[ Democracy Fear Freedom Stronger Than Tyranny Ultimately]
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.
[ Cannot Cells Democracy Dictatorship Eat Freedom Light Machinery Neither Political Power Prisoners Then True Turn]
No matter how many troops we have in place or how long they stay, we cannot impose a parliamentary democracy there any more than the insurgents can impose a theocracy.
[ Any Cannot Democracy How Impose Insurgents Long Many Matter More Parliamentary Place Stay Than Theocracy Troops]
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy. Education
[ Builds Democracy Educated Electorate Informed Our Reading Vital]
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time. Politics
[ Democracy Half More Recurrent Right Suspicion Than Time]
Communism destroys democracy. Democracy can also destroy Communism.
[ Also Communism Democracy Destroy Destroys]
The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform.
[ Any Critical Democracy Development Economic History Human Nations Needs Play Promoting Reform Relevant Rights Role Security Stability Time Today Un United]
And when they do spin out of control there are important ramifications that affect America, not just its direct national interest but its broader interests as a nation which has thought of itself as a beacon to other nations, of freedom, liberty, democracy, whatever.
[ Affect America Beacon Broader Control Democracy Direct Freedom Important Interest Interests Itself Just Liberty Nation National Nations Other Out Ramifications Spin Thought Whatever Which]
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.
[ Amend Basic Colleagues Constitution Democracy Earth Easy Find Framework Greatest Some]
You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil.
[ Democracy Development Equality Guard Islamic Justice Maintenance Manhood Native Over Own Social Soil Stand Your]
In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
[ Attacks Commitment Continue Democracy Fighting Freedom Justice Lives London Lost Our Remembering September Their Those]
In other words, the bar should be maintained at the level of a pluralistic and participatory democracy.
[ Bar Democracy Level Maintained Other Participatory Pluralistic Should Words]
Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't.
[ Art Artists Because Come Compromise Contradictions Democracy Democratic Fact Ideal Many Postmodern Society Trying]
The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.
[ Age Argument Attend Children Continuing Could Curtailment Democracy Education First Hours Minimum Necessary Raising School Working]
I tell you, in my opinion, the cornerstone of democracy is free press - that's the cornerstone.
[ Cornerstone Democracy Free Opinion Press Tell]
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
[ Degraded Democracy Into Politicians Statesmen Weary Whom World]
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.
[ Against Apparent Defense Democracy Failures Forces Function Glaringly Home Made Our Some Threaten Without]
Democracy is not about one party dominating.
[ Democracy Dominating Party]
But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam.
[ Attack Contaminate Countries Democracy Designed Ideas Inside Invade Islam Liberalism Our Outside Pure Secularism Trying Us Weaken West Within]
For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point - if not a commodity - of political groups aiming to rise to power.
[ Aiming Been Commodity Democracy Focus Groups Human Now Point Political Power Respect Rights Rise Struggle Ten Years]
I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that.
[ Anyone Citizen Democracy Foreign Important Learning Life Participate Policy Reading Spent Talk Their Very]
When a government goes to war, particularly a democracy, it is the most solemn and awesome responsibility of our leaders - to decide to send our kids to go off and kill and die for us.
[ Awesome Decide Democracy Die Go Goes Government Kids Kill Leaders Most Off Our Particularly Responsibility Send Solemn Us War]
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both.
[ Both Concentrated Country Democracy Few Great Hands Wealth]
The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great positive changes of our era.
[ Birth Changes Democracy Era Great Iraq Our Positive]
On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country's first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq's transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all.
[ Ballots Built Cast Continued Country Decades Democracy Election Fair First Free Freedom Iraq Iraqis Jan Marking Millions Pillars Progress Toward Transition Will]
Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
[ Achievements Between Contrast Democracy Forever Heroic Ideals Possibilities Realities Sorry Teases Us]
I have - I have more than an interesting task in piloting Wales into our new democracy, without wanting to exercise draconian powers on behalf of anybody else - I can assure of that.
[ Anybody Assure Behalf Democracy Draconian Else Exercise Interesting Into More New Our Piloting Powers Task Than Wales Wanting Without]
Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.
[ Democracy End Itself Means Socialism]
The essence of democracy is its assurance that every human being should so respect himself and should be so respected in his own personality that he should have opportunity equal to that of every other human being to show what he was meant to become.
[ Assurance Become Being Democracy Equal Essence Every Himself His Human Meant Opportunity Other Own Personality Respect Respected Should Show]
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.
[ Anymore Caucus Crew Democracy Go Inquire Sail Sailing Ship Shorten Than Where]
In Egypt today most people are concerned with getting bread to eat. Only some of the educated understand how democracy works.
[ Bread Concerned Democracy Eat Educated Egypt Getting How Most Only Some Today Understand Works]
Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
[ Democracy Form Government Much Principles Set]
The problem with the United Nations is that while democracy within nations is the best available form of government, democracy among nations can be a moral disaster - especially if some nations are not democracies.
[ Among Available Best Democracies Democracy Disaster Especially Form Government Moral Nations Problem Some United While Within]
If democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner. Liberty is a Constitutional Republic that allows the sheep to contest the vote. Politics
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The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
[ Analysis Blessing Democracy Discipline Freedom Greatest Last Only Our Ourselves]
The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.
[ Because Concern Conflicts Democracy Foreign Freedoms Generous Hated Involvement Never Our Quarrels Rather Reality Security Social System Were]
Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy in that region is neither possible nor even desirable.
[ Argued Basically Conventional Culture Democracy Desirable East Even Incompatible Islam Middle Neither Nor Perspective Possible Region Similarly Thus]
Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they're both just aspirin.
[ Aspirin Both Choice Democracy Feeling Give Just Supposed]
Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved.
[ Because Conception Consequences Country Democracy Did Distracting Douglas Fight Followers Individualistic Jackson Legal Merely Nationality Our Preserved Saved Thereby Union]
Democracy in China is like Viagra; no such thing as free elections.
[ China Democracy Elections Free Such Thing Viagra]