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1. "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."
Author: Ahmed Chalabi
2. "Kenya DOES NOT belong to 2 tribes only. Kenya has 42 tribes. to say that the decision of 2 tribes is the decision of the whole country is fallacy and outright dictatorship and tribalismAkuku Mach Pep, Democracy on Trial"
Author: Akuku Mach Pep
3. "Children, awkward, isolate, their bodies crammed to bursting with caffein and sugar and pop music and cologne and perfume and hairgel and pimple cream and growth hormone-treated hamburger meat and premature sex drives and costly, fleeting, violent sublimations. It's all part of the conspiracy . . . all of it trying to convince them that they're here to be trained for lives of adventure and glamor and heroism, when in fact they're here only to be trained for more of the same, for lives of plunking in the quarters, paying a premium for the never-ending series of shabby fantasies to come, the whole lifelong laser light show of glamorous degradation and habitual novelty and fun-loving murder and global isolation."
Author: Alex Shakar
4. "Science is not, as so many seem to think, something apart, which has to do with telescopes, retorts, and test-tubes, and especially with nasty smells, but it is a way of searching out by observation, trial and classification; whether the phenomena investigated be the outcome of human activities, or of the more direct workings of nature's laws. Its methods admit of nothing untidy or slip-shod; its keynote is accuracy and its goal is truth."
Author: Archibald E. Garrod
5. "The essence of a democracy is a free electorate."
Author: Arlen Specter
6. "We have really, that I know of, no philosophical basis for high and low. Moreover, the vegetable kingdom does not culminate, as the animal kingdom does. It is not a kingdom, but a common-wealth; a democracy, and therefore puzzling and unaccountable from the former point of view."
Author: Asa Gray
7. "We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it's hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!"
Author: Betty Friedan
8. "In the EU you have half a billion people who share a common belief in democracy, in rights, in the kind of economic life we want."
Author: Catherine Ashton
9. "The government researchers, aware of the information in the professional journals, decided to reverse the process (of healing from hysteric dissociation). They decided to use selective trauma on healthy children to create personalities capable of committing acts desired for national security and defense." p. 53 – 54? Secret Weapons: How Two Sisters Were Brainwashed To Kill For Their Country: Dale Griffiths, Cheryl & Lynn Hersha, Ted SchwartzWikipedia has a long history of issues with inaccuracy and bias over dissociative disorders, abuse and ritual abusehttp://ritualabuse.us/ritualabuse/art..."
Author: Cheryl Hersha
10. "We have to establish our credentials as an explorocracy; so to survive and rule ourselves, we have to explore."
Author: China Miéville
11. "In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press."
Author: Christiane Amanpour
12. "Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just."
Author: Dahlia Lithwick
13. "We even commissioned a smaller pair of these statues for the baggage claim area in the regular lobby. Gives all those Normal conspiracy nuts something to talk about besides the Blue Mustang. They think our statues are the work of Masons or reptilian beings. Ha."
Author: Daven Anderson
14. "The Election Assistance Commission represents a major, unprecedented commitment from the federal government to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy. I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members."
Author: DeForest Soaries
15. "There is only this one life going on, this one loving, all giving, perfect intelligence. This one perfect pattern of infinite potential, and as it emerges, where there is resistance, or in some cases where there is a need to develop certain abilities in this three dimensional realm called human existence, it appears like crisis, it appears like problems, it appears like bad things.But when you really understand this oneness, you get to understand and discover that, in fact, all of it is really a conspiracy of good; a conspiracy of wholeness. All of it is conspiring to awaken you to your full potential and set you free."
Author: Derek Rydall
16. "A real democracy would be a meritocracy where those born in the lower ranks could rise as far as their natural talents and discipline might take them."
Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
17. "The public is not cognizant of the real value of education, and does not realize that education as a social force is not receiving the kind of attention it has the right to expect in a democracy."
Author: Edward L. Bernays
18. "I just think too many nice things have happened in string theory for it to be all wrong. Humans do not understand it very well, but I just don't believe there is a big cosmic conspiracy that created this incredible thing that has nothing to do with the real world."
Author: Edward Witten
19. "This always confuses liberals, that conservatives like the military and don't like the bureaucracy. That's because the military has their guns pointed out and the bureaucracy has them pointed in."
Author: Grover Norquist
20. "Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved."
Author: Herbert Croly
21. "Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse."
Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
22. "We can't equate democracy with Christianity because the largest democracy on earth is India, which is primarily Hindu. The third largest democracy is Indonesia, which is Islamic. Democracy and freedom are not dependent on Christian beliefs."
Author: Jimmy Carter
23. "Her knee caught him between the legs with pitiless accuracy, driving the wind from his chest, making him teeter for a breathless moment, then bringing him down like a sledgehammer to a house of cards. As he slid groaning to the carpet in that special, shooting agony that only a blow to the fruits can produce, it was little consolation that he had been right.His Queen was quite evidently a woman of rare and fiery passion."
Author: Joe Abercrombie
24. "Intellectual cowardice is only one of the problems of the academic community. Fort rubbed theirnoses in the swill generated by their gibberish and illiteracy. It was no secret then or now thatacademic publications are designed to protect the inept and to conceal ignorance. People withnothing to say, who even lack the ability to say nothing, can hide behind the academic method for alifetime."
Author: John Keel
25. "Theatre people, who are an adaptive species, know that to remain sane in the process of production where everyone and his uncle has an opinion about how to fix a show, you must pick the people whose knowledge and taste you trust and stick only to these few. The Tweetocracy is no place to look."
Author: John Lahr
26. "It's true that the war in Iraq opened a distance in relations between part of Europe and the U.S. government, but our basic ties are stronger than that. We share democracy, free markets and a commitment to Western security. We differ on how to guarantee that security."
Author: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
27. "Before Gutenberg, libraries were small -- the Cambridge University library had only 122 volumes in 1424, for instance; after Gutenberg literacy became widespread."
Author: Larry Stone
28. "The pediatrician must have thought me one of those neurotic mothers who craved distinction for her child but who in our civilization's latter-day degeneracy could only conceive of the exceptional in terms of deficiency or affliction."
Author: Lionel Shriver
29. "To talk of immaterial existences is to talk of nothings. To say that the human soul, angels, god, are immaterial, is to say they are nothings, or that there is no god, no angels, no soul. I cannot reason otherwise: but I believe I am supported in my creed of materialism by Locke, Tracy, and Stewart.{Letter to John Adams, 15 August 1820}"
Author: Locke
30. "You can blame people and situations for your misery, hunger, deprivation and illness, but you are the only person can be blamed for your illiteracy."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
31. "Look, just because I'm an angry, repressed, Irish-Catholic feminist doesn't mean I hate everything. I only hate youth, beauty, the human body, nature, technological change, popular culture, and democracy. Oh, and I forgot to mention sex. And sports. And Andy Warhol. But other than that, I'm cool with whatever the kids are into. Really!"
Author: Mary Gordon
32. "Heard in full sound, the Gospels tell about the establishment of a theocracy, and portray what theocracy looks like with Jesus as king."
Author: N. T. Wright
33. "Don't come near the flat!''But it's my own flat.''I can't help that. Aunt Isabel doesn't like you. She asked me what you did for a living. And when I told her you didn't do anything she said she thought as much, and that you were a typical specimen of a useless and decaying aristocracy. So if you think you have made a hit, forget it."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
34. "Only when I focus on the holiness and glory of God am I able to see myself with accuracy."
Author: Paul David Tripp
35. "A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occur and thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'"
Author: Paul Watzlawick
36. "A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency."
Author: Peter Fenn
37. "The millions of human beings who were shot, tortured, starved, treated like animals and made the object of a conspiracy of ridicule, can sleep in peace in their communal graves, for at least the struggle in which they died has enabled their descendants, isolated in their air-conditioned apartments, to believe, on the strength of their daily dose of television, that they are happy and free. The Communards went down, fighting to the last, so that you too could qualify for a Caribbean cruise."
Author: Raoul Vaneigem
38. "But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled."
Author: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
39. "Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing."
Author: Richard Parks Bland
40. "Democracy, it appears, is a bit chancy. But its chances also depend on what we do ourselves."
Author: Robert A. Dahl
41. "However, Strike knew that the truly deluded would happily discount such trivialities as DNA evidence, citing contamination, or conspiracy. They saw what they wanted to see, blind to inconvenient, implacable truth."
Author: Robert Galbraith
42. "The world is big conspiracy to make you happy."
Author: Santosh Kalwar
43. "They've got something they do it with, I think it's called a mocracy, and it means everyone in the whole country can say who the new Tyrant is. One man ... one vet. ... Everyone has ... the vet. Except for women, of course. And children. And criminals. And slaves. And stupid people. And people of foreign extraction. And people disapproved of for, er, various reasons. And lots of other people. But everyone apart from them. It's a very enlightened civilization."
Author: Terry Pratchett
44. "A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine."
Author: Thomas Jefferson
45. "Do go on,' he said. 'There's nothing I enjoy more than listening to a highly trained intelligence leapfrogging common sense and coming to the wrong conclusions. It gives me renewed faith in parliamentary democracy."
Author: Tom Sharpe
46. "It's not just the light weights that give a long toned look with the Tracy Anderson Method, it's using the body in different rotations while contracting and releasing the muscle, causing it to stretch and lengthen."
Author: Tracy Anderson
47. "Let me say what I actually believe. I believe that 9/11 was a conspiracy, by Al Qaeda, and Osama Bin Laden, and no one else trying to hurt America."
Author: Van Jones
48. "The defense of our democracy against the forces that threaten it from without has made some of its failures to function at home glaringly apparent."
Author: Wendell Willkie
49. "Someday I will understand Auschwitz. This was a brave statement but innocently absurd. No one will ever understand Auschwitz. What I might have set down with more accuracy would have been: Someday I will write about Sophie's life and death, and thereby help demonstrate how absolute evil is never extinguished from the world. Auschwitz itself remains inexplicable. The most profound statement yet made about Auschwitz was not a statement at all, but a response.The query: "At Auschwitz, tell me, where was God?"And the answer: "Where was man?"
Author: William Styron
50. "As long as enough people can be frightened, then all people can be ruled. I am afraid that's how it works in a democracy."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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