SMART SAYINGS ON DEMOCRACY

Posted on September 27, 2012

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.”

H. L. Mencken: “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.”

George Bernard Shaw: “Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt: “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.”

John F. Kennedy: “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.”

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