"As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy."
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"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent."
"Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor."
"The cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy."
"Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses."
"I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing."
"There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship."
"In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks."
"Let the people think they govern and they will be governed."
"Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame."
"Freedom without obligation is anarchy. Freedom without obligation is democracy."
"Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few."
"Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant."
"All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy."
"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people."
"I believe in democracy, because it releases the energies of every human being."
"Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles."
"America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it."
"That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic."
"The world must be made safe for democracy."
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