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Famous Democratic Quotations

List of Democratic Quotes

We found 384 quote(s) that contain the word Democratic.



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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. John Acton

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At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means. Gerry Adams

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The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally. Gerry Adams

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Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996. Todd Akin

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I absolutely intend to return every penny given to me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders. Rodney Alexander

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If we have only one that can govern, and we chose him... does that mean we're not democratic? Ahmed Ali

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Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda. Eric Alterman

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American is the first democratic nation-state. Stephen Ambrose

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The Democratic Party is on the move across the country. Voters are responding to our message of progress and fiscal responsibility. Joe Andrew

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The Democratic Party has pretty much abandoned all the things that they cherish. Dick Armey

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But transitions from the politics of violence to democratic compromise are always messy. Timothy Garton Ash

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It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations. Paddy Ashdown

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I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy, in democratic trade unionism. Richard Attenborough

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The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age. W. H. Auden

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To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria. Ibrahim Babangida

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We have established a new basis in our country in which economic liberalization would continue to flourish alongside democratic forces and deregulated power structure. Ibrahim Babangida

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The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people. Irving Babbitt

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The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq. Spencer Bachus

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I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty and Christian teaching. Roger Nash Baldwin

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The Obama administration and the Democratic Congress have taken the biggest lurch to the left in policy in American history. There've been no - no Congress, no administration that has run this far to the left in such a small period of time. And there is a reaction to that. Haley Barbour

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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

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So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it! Abu Bakar Bashir

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The Senate is a remarkable institution. It is unique. There is no other body, no other political body, no other democratic legislature in the world quite like the U.S. Senate. Max Baucus

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I think that's most unfortunate about our Democratic system, that you're confining it to people who are either very wealthy in their own right or have capacity to gain access to large amounts of money. Birch Bayh

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The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance. Henry Ward Beecher