Quotes on democracy by famous personalities,quotes on democracy for upsc,quotes about democracy and dictatorship

Quotes on democracy by famous personalities,quotes on democracy for upsc, quotes about democracy and dictatorship

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"India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfill her dreams."

 Atal Behari Vajpayee

"India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only."

Mark Twain

"India – The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true.Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas." 

Wheeler Wilcox

"I think patriotism is like charity — it begins at home." 

Henry James

"Let new India arise out of peasants’ cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper."

Swami Vivekananda

"We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?"

Jawaharlal Nehru

"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India."

Romain Rolland

"Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good."   Chandra Bhushan, image of democracy

"Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good." 

 Chandra Bhushan

"The ballot is stronger than the bullet."

Abraham Lincoln

"There cannot be daily democracy without daily citizenship." 

Ralph Nader

"I understand democracy as something that gives the weak the same chance as the strong."

Mahatma Gandhi

"Infusing the cultural war with love, respect and empathy is the responsibility of every one who cares about the health and well being of women, our families and communities, and our democracy."

Aspen Baker

"Democracy is not law of the majority but protection of the minority."

Albert Camus

"Mother, I bow to thee! Rich with thy hurrying streams, Bright with orchard gleams, Cool with thy winds of delight, Green fields waving, Mother of might, Mother free. Glory of moonlight dreams, Over thy branches and lordly streams, Clad in thy blossoming trees, Mother, giver of ease, Laughing low and sweet! Mother I kiss thy feet, Speaker sweet and low! Mother, to thee I bow."

Bankim Chandra Chaterjee

"Both love and democracy depend on voice- having a voice & also the resonance that makes it possible to speak and be heard. "

Carol Gilligan

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”  Abraham Lincoln, image of unity

"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."


"Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote."

George Jean Nathan

"There are always people willing to commit unspeakable human atrocity in exchange for a little power and privilege."

Chris Hedge

"Without public protest, democracy is dead. Every successful challenge to excessive power begins outside the political chamber. When protest stops, politics sclerotises: It becomes a conversation between different fractions of the elite."

George Monbiot

"Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy."

Franz Kafka

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron."

Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Full democracy requires the full participation of women. Your voices are vital. The word 'vital' means necessary for life. A democracy, to be fully alive, must include all its citizens."

 Swanee Hunt

"A republic – if you can keep it – is about limitation, and for good reason, because we are mortal and our actions are imperfect."

Lee Ann Potter 

"The best argument against democracy is a five minutes conversation with the average voter."


"What is really needed to make democracy function is not knowledge of facts, but right education."

Mahatma Gandhi

"The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so much dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy."


"This is what we mean by democracy: that everyone has a voice, that no one gets away with things just because of their wealth, power, race, or gender."

 Rebecca Solnit

"It may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more constant to the public good than if pronounced by the people themselves."

James Madison

"As a Republic governed through the utilization of a democratic process, elections are necessary in order to give every United States citizen a voice in the governing of this great nation."

Byron Goines

"We must add our voices to those who cry out that there is a standard below which we will not allow human beings to live, and that that standard is not at the freezing nor starving point ... In a democracy all are responsible."

Hannah G. Solomon

“Democracy is not law of the majority but protection of the minority.” Albert Camus, image of democracy

"At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she [India] has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength."

 Jawahar lal Nehru

"In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

" In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power, but carries the ultimate responsibility."

Norman Cousins

"The sovereignty of the people Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors." 


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