Synonyms of democracy
QUOTATIONS:To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary – speech]
My notion of democracy is that under it the weakest should have the same opportunity as the strongest – Non-Violence in Peace and War]
Democracy ... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike – The Republic]
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary – The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness]
After each war there is a little less democracy to save – Once Around the Sun]
Democracy is the superior form of government, because it is based on a respect for man as a reasonable being – Why England Slept]
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking – Anatomy of Britain]
Democracy is the worst form of Government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time – speech]
Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them – L'habit vert]
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few – Man and Superman]
All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy
government of the people, by the people, and for the people – Gettysburg Address]
Democratic nations care but little for what has been, but they are haunted by visions of what will be – Democracy in America]
Two Cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. Two cheers are quite enough: there is no occasion to give three – Two Cheers for Democracy]
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated – New York Times]
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autonomyAutonomy is the control or government of a country, organization, or group by itself rather than by others.
• They stepped up their demands for local autonomy.
independencefreedomsovereigntyself-determinationself-governmentself-ruleself-sufficiencyhome rulerangatiratanga (New Zealand)
self-governmentSelf-government is government of a country or region by its own people rather than by others.
• a campaign for more self-government
Thesaurus for democracy from the Collins English Thesaurus