It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
In a democracy, the one thing that cannot be done is to destroy its trust, its hope, its idealism.
Liberal democracy must finally become the vital element of our society.
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.
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Anyone who's had a casual conversation with his neighbors or is cognizant of reality TV should already be petrified of democracy.
Democracy is just a reflection of our morals and the things that we believe.
The government may change faces from time to time, but it's not like we fight wars for democracy - we fight wars for capitalism and for oil.
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
Our democracy is not a product but a continual process. It is preserved not by monuments but deeds. Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending; sometimes it needs defending. Always, it needs improving.
Democracy fascinates me.
In a democracy, you don't need anyone's permission to form a new political party, publish a politically charged article, or organize a 'tea party.' And in open markets, individuals are free to buy and invest as they see fit.
The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform.
Imposing democracy through force is a roll of the dice.
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