Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. H. L. Mencken
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country. Maximilien Robespierre
America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. John Doolittle
My objection to the death penalty is based on the idea that this is a democracy, and in a democracy the government is me, and if the government kills somebody then I'm killing somebody. Steve Earle
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. Plato