15th September is observed as the International Day of Democracy across the world. As democracy is the only place where mankind is guaranteed of enjoying all of his/her basic God-given rights and freedoms. Democracy is an absolute priceless blessing as the world’s richest and happiest countries practice democracy. International Day of Democracy is celebrated by most countries that follow the democratic model of governance.
Here is a collection of International Democracy day quotes that you can share with family and friends in commemoration of this very important day of the year.
Quotes for International Day of Democracy
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Abraham Lincoln.
“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt
There’s too much democracy in the culture, not enough in the society. Fran Lebowitz
Freedom of expression — in particular, freedom of the press — guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy. Corazon Aquino
Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy. Jesse Jackson
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. Benazir Bhutto
“Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.” Jesse Jackson
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. Winston S. Churchill
I believe that democracy is the best guarantor for peace and cooperation among nations. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
My eyes see democracy as nothing but a precious gift.
“Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.” — John Ralston Saul
Thanks to democracy we have a voice.
Peace, prosperity, and freedom are the blessings of every democracy.
After God, democracy is next.
Democracy is one of the greatest assets of a nation. The day a nation abandons democracy is the day a nation digs its own grave.
“I don’t have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It’s always the people who make things happen.” Corazon Aquino
.Democracy literally means the power of people. Democracy is not about politics, it is about the people.
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.
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