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Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
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.
I will protect democracy with my life.
Citizens in a democracy need diverse sources of news and information.
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.
J. B. Priestley
When I turn on the news in Paris, the way Syria is covered is different from the way it is covered in Washington, D.C., or London. Even in Western society, where we hold all the values of democracy and freedom of speech, as soon as you point a camera in a particular direction, there is an angle - literally and figuratively.
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.
Reagan never cottoned to dictators. He was pure in this notion in a true belief that democracy was the best solution in the world because it spoke to people's hopes and dreams and aspirations, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of speech.
If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms, it may create a greater hunger for democracy, reform and liberties in China.
The exuberance of democracy leads to undisciplined and disorderly conditions which are inimical to development.
Lee Kuan Yew
I think that the worst form of naivete can be extreme cynicism. If you think that nobody comes to Washington to do any good whatsoever, that is almost as bad as being starry-eyed and thinking that they are all here to advance democracy.
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.
India's dynamic growth, coupled with its large reservoir of skilled workforce, its commitment to democracy, and the rule of law, all taken together make India a very attractive investment destination.
In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
J. William Fulbright
Egypt was the first democracy in the Middle East. Women were unveiled in the 1920s. Egypt is a country of civilization, of culture. It shouldn't be suffering.
Capitalism is an evil, and you cannot regulate evil. You have to eliminate it and replace it with something that is good for all people and that something is democracy.
Anyone who's had a casual conversation with his neighbors or is cognizant of reality TV should already be petrified of democracy.
In nation after nation, democracy has taken the place of autocracy.
John Charles Polanyi
Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
Pope Benedict XVI
Indeed, willingness to challenge professional economists and other experts is a foundation stone of democracy. If all we have to do is to listen to the experts, what is the point of having democracy?
What free-market economists are not telling us is that the politics they want to get rid of are none other than those of democracy itself. When they say we need to insulate economic policies from politics, they are in effect advocating the castration of democracy.
The view that we hold in Iraq now is this - that democracy is associated with elections. I believe that elections are possible.
Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
Laurence J. Peter
Laws are important precisely because in a democracy they reflect the attitudes and aspirations of those they govern.
Democracy just isn't working any more; without sanity at its heart, it is becoming a most unique and fiendish tyranny.
Democracy has many enemies, and the terrorist is only one of them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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