Quotes of Democratic

“ I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends… that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

“ A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants. ”

- Alben W. Barkley

“ I do not look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ The legacy of Democrats and Republicans approaches: Libertarianism by bankruptcy. ”

- Nick Nuessle

“ The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. ”

- Gandhi

“ A free economy is as essential to society as democratic political institutions. A strong market-based economy is the fertile ground for democratic freedoms that we think are important. ”

- Lee R. Raymond

“ Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that? ”

- Rush Limbaugh

“ This is not over competence,... He certainly is competent. This is the whole issue of ideology, and if the ideology is one that you go in with a predetermined agenda? Then I don't care if they are a Democrat or a Republican, they don't belong on the Supreme Court. ”

- Patrick Leahy

“ Television is the first truly democratic culture — the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. ”

- Clive Barnes

“ The basis of a democratic state is liberty. ”

- Aristotle

“ The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media. ”

- Eduard Sagalaev

“ I believe, and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. ”

- William Henry Harrison

“ The state is nothing but an instrument of oppression of one class by another — no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. ”

- Friedrich Engels

“ American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace. ”

- George W. Bush

“ The price of the democratic way of life is a growing appreciation of people's differences, not merely as tolerable, but as the essence of a rich and rewarding human experience. ”

- Jerome Nathanson

“ The establishment of a free Iraq at the heart of the Middle East will be a watershed event in the global democratic revolution. ”

- George W. Bush

“ We can have a democratic society or we can have great concentrated wealth in the hands of a few. We cannot have both. ”

- Louis Brandeis

“ All the nationalists are wasms — except one, the most powerful of this century, indeed, of the entire democratic age, which is nationalism. ”

- John Lukacs

“ Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making. ”

- Salvador Dali

“ I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together. ”

- William Jennings Bryan

“ If we are to improve our standard of living, protect and defend our democratic freedom, and strengthen our moral character as a nation, nothing is more important than education. ”

- George H. Bush

“ In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. ”

- Alexis De Tocqueville

“ In science, all facts no matter how trivial, enjoy democratic equality. ”

- Mary McCarthy

“ In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform. ”

- Wyndham Lewis

“ It is the American vice, the democratic disease, which expresses its tyranny by reducing everything unique to the level of the herd. ”

- Henry Miller

“ Knowledge is the most democratic source of power. ”

- Alvin Toffler

“ My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic. ”

- Woodrow T. Wilson

“ That's free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble, freedom to lose. And the great thing — the truly democratic thing about it — is that you don't even have to be a player to lose. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich
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