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" 137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. "
" A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency. "
" Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime. "
" According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background. "
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
" A central claim of the Bush administration's foreign policy is that the spread of democracy in the Middle East is the cure for terrorism. "
Timothy Garton Ash
" A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election. "
" A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue. "
Phillip E. Johnson
" A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way. "
" A democracy is predicated on an educated citizenry. You cannot have a democracy with people that are more interested in what Nicole Kidman is doing or whoever the latest fashion model is. "
" A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice. "
" A democracy thrives on diversity. Tyranny oppresses it. "
" A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy. "
" Adultery is the application of democracy to love. "
H. L. Mencken
" A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it. "
Frank Lloyd Wright
" A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy. "
" A free press is the cornerstone of democracy; there is no question about that. "
" After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945; Hitler destroyed democracy there first. "
" After each war there is a little less democracy to save. "
" A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy. "
" A functioning, robust democracy requires a healthy educated, participatory followership, and an educated, morally grounded leadership. "
" A global democracy works only when countries trust one another. "
" Aguilar Zinser played a crucial role in the struggle for democracy in Mexico. He was on the right side of that battle, however strident, passionate, and difficult he was. "
" A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful. "
Charles W. Pickering
" A historic investment in jobs, debt-free college, profit sharing, making those at the top pay their fair share, putting families first in a modern economy and a democracy where working people's voices are actually heard. That is what we are fighting for in this election. "
" All countries in my part of the world, we want democracy to prevail. I told the people, 'If you want American policies to stop, we need to take action.' We need to make the U.S. understand that its meddling is inappropriate. "
" All the blood is drained out of democracy - it dies - when only half the population votes. "
Hunter S. Thompson
" All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy. "
" All we want is to carry out the greatest expression of a free democracy and vote on Catalonia's future. This is not about independence: it is about fundamental civil rights and the universal right of self-determination. "
" Almost every country in Africa has now instituted multi-party democracy. "
" A lot of people say that India has been held back by its democracy. But let's remember that, despite being a poor country, India's democracy meant that its government never let millions of people starve. "
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