Democracy encourages freedom.
I believe it will be quite a long time before the spirit of democracy pervades our daily life.
In brief, if the individual accepts the values of democracy, he must also accept the responsibilities of democracy.
When the bombs fell on our harbor and tyranny threatened the world, she was there to witness a generation rise to greatness, and a democracy was saved. Yes, we can.
Democracy exists where there is nobody so rich to buy another and nobody so poor to be supplied.
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
In the strict sense of the term, a true democracy has never existed, and never will exist. It is against natural order that the great number should govern and that the few should be governed.
We are now forming a republican government. Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
One of the advantages of living in a democracy is that one is permitted to say whatever he thinks.
A self-proclaimed democrat, who is lucky enough to live in a democratic country, but who constantly swears at politicians without committing himself to politics, has probably not understood the word "democracy".
True democracy makes no enquiry about the color of skin, or the place of nativity, wherever it sees man, it recognizes a being endowed by his Creator with original inalienable rights.