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Failure Of Democracy Quotes


"The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful." - H L Mencken

"American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society." - Thomas Babington Macaulay

"Fear of failure leads to failure." - Paulo Coelho

"This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy." - Henry A Wallace

"No democracy has ever long survived the failure of its adherents to be ready to die for it. My own conviction is this, the people must either go on or go under." - David Lloyd George

"Gobbledygook may indicate a failure to think clearly, a contempt for one's clients, or more probably a mixture of both. A system that can't or won't communicate is not a safe basis for a democracy." - Michael Shanks

"Democracy: a festival of mediocrity." - Emile M Cioran

"The cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy." - H L Mencken

"The cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy!" - H L Mencken

"The cure for the ills of Democracy is more Democracy." - Jane Addams

"Failure is part of success." - Hank Aaron

"90% of success is failure." - Soichiro Honda

"War is failure of diplomacy." - John Dingell

"Postponement: The father of failure." - Elbert Hubbard

"Thought is born of failure." - Lancelot Law Whyte

"Thought is borne of failure." - Lancelot Law Whyte

"There is no failure except the failure of trying." - Elbert Hubbard

"When there is fear of failure, there will be failure." - George S Patton

"Democracy for an insignificant minority, democracy for the rich - that is the democracy of capitalist society." - Vladimir Lenin

"There is only one kind of failure I cannot tolerate: the failure to risk failure." - Richard Marcinko

"Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationships is." - Evan Williams

"Putting it as strongly as I can, the failure to give free airtime for our political campaigns endangers our democracy." - Walter Cronkite

"Statistics are the heart of democracy." - Simeon Strunsky

"The real safeguard of democracy is education." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Eternal Vigilance is the price of democracy." - Thomas Jefferson

"Democracy doesn't just consist of holding elections." - Brent Scowcroft

"(Tradition) is the democracy of the dead." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"There is no democracy of facts." - Neal A Maxwell

"The motive power of democracy is love" - Henri Bergson

"Envy is the basis of democracy." - Bertrand Russell

"Democracy is the breeding ground of communism," - Augusto Pinochet

"Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism." - Florence King

"Drift is the demon of democracy." - Anthony Eden

"Voting is the first duty of democracy." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Democracy is a series of choices." - Paul Ryan

"Information is the currency of democracy." - Thomas Jefferson

"Scandals are the fertilizer of Western democracy." - Dario Fo

"Advertising is the very essence of democracy." - Anton Chekhov

"Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy." - Plato

"The motive power of democracy is love." - Henri Bergson

"Democracy is an abuse of statistics." - Jorge Luis Borges

"I like the noise of democracy." - James Buchanan

"Some commentators have drawn such a stark and gloomy picture of the Weimar Republic's early difficulties that the Republic seems foredoomed to failure from the outset... The conditions in which Weimar democracy were born were certainly not such as to help it flourish; and as it unfolded, it was clearly saddled with a burden of problems, in a range of areas." - Mary Fulbrook

"cynicism ... is the trade-mark of failure ..." - Katherine Cecil Thurston

"Growth always involves the risk of failure." - Howard Thurman

"Failure is the seed of success" - Kaoru Ishikawa

"Failure is the test of greatness." - Herman Melville

"Success is made of 99% failure." - James Dyson

"Failure is the path of least persistence." - Anonymous

"Success is the proper utilization of failure." - Anonymous

"Sentimentality is a failure of feeling." - Wallace Stevens

"Protectionism is the institutionalization of economic failure." - Edward Heath

"Play with no fear of failure." - Max Seibald

"I have a fear of failure." - Joe Montana

"War is an admission of failure" - K.J. Parker

"The secret of all failure is disobedience." - Mary Slessor

"To think of failure is to fail." - Arthur Saxon

"Failure is the true test of greatness" - Herman Melville

"Failure is the price of excellence." - Leonard Pitts

"Absence of failure does not constitute success." - Chris Alexander

"Failure too is a form of death..." - Graham Greene

"Guilt starts as a feeling of failure." - Frank Herbert

"Look beyond the failure of others." - Jeremy Gutsche

"Failure is a part of success." - Hank Aaron

"Translation is the art of failure." - Umberto Eco

"Vice is basically the love of failure." - Elfriede Jelinek

"Failure is the mechanism of learning." - Geoffrey Ballard

"All war represents a failure of diplomacy." - Tony Benn

"Failure too is a form of death." - Graham Greene

"A vice is a failure of desire" - Gerald Stanley Lee

"Failure is the inspiration of tomorrow's entrepreneurs." - St Jerome

"Failure? Scared to death of it." - Ryan Seacrest

"The only risk of failure is promotion." - Scott Adams

"War is the greatest failure of mankind." - Aaron Huey

"Democracy doesn't recognize east or west; democracy is simply people's will. Therefore, I do not acknowledge that there are various models of democracy; there is just democracy itself." - Shirin Ebadi

"Do not simplify. Do not worry about failure. Failure is a badge of honour. It means you risked failure." - Charlie Kaufman

"The core failure of Team Obama is not a failure to communicate, but a failure to comprehend." - Michelle Malkin

"Elections are a festival of democracy. Everyone must join this festival of democracy and strengthen it." - Narendra Modi

"The taste of democracy becomes a bitter taste when the fullness of democracy is denied." - Max Lerner

"I am not an icon of democracy. You are all, collectively, the icon of democracy." - Corazon Aquino

"There is no democracy in the world of intellect, and no democracy of taste." - Robertson Davies

"A thoughtless citizen of a democracy is a delinquent citizen of a democracy," - Leon Wieseltier

"Failure is the foundation of success: success is the lurking place of failure." - Laozi

"the number one cause of failure in this country is the fear of failure" - Steve Harvey

"Success attracts success and failure attracts failure because of the law of harmonious attraction." - Napoleon Hill

"Failure is not the absence of success. Failure is the neglect of trying." - Myles Munroe

"The failure of modern evangelicalism is the failure to understand the holiness of God." - R C Sproul

"The antidote for fear of failure is not success but small doses of failure." - Mark Batterson

"Success makes us intolerant of failure and failure makes us intolerant of success." - William Feather

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

"Democracy was being saved from Communism by getting rid of democracy." - Juan Bosch

"Art is not a democracy, in fact art is the enemy of democracy" - Gore Vidal

"The answer to subversion of democracy is more democracy, more freedom, more justice." - Noam Chomsky

"Democracy brought to others through the barrel of a gun is not democracy." - Tzvetan Todorov

"I genuinely feel that the survival of this country lies in democracy and democracy alone." - Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

"All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy." - Alfred E. Smith

"Campaign ads are the backbone of American democracy if American democracy suffered a gigantic spinal injury." - John Oliver

"Is America truly a democracy? Has America ever been a democracy with the institution of slavery?" - Tatyana Ali

"Anybody who asks for democracy to be introduced should respect the results of democracy." - Ismail Haniyeh

"Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy." - Walter Cronkite

"All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy." - Al Smith

"Socialism, as I understand it, is a system of democracy. Without democracy, there is no socialism." - Wen Jiabao

"Make a decision! Failure to act is often the biggest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Failure is an event, not a person. Think of failure as 'it' and not 'me'." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"The greatest failure of all is the failure to act when action is needed" - John Wooden

"May we understand that fear of failure is worse than failure itself" - Paulo Coelho

"The key to success is failure... Success is made of 99 percent failure." - James Dyson

"Fear of failure is a far worse condition than failure itself, because it kills off possibilities." - Michael Eisner

"The most serious failure of leadership is the failure to foresee" - Robert K Greenleaf

"Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education." - John Hersey

"Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure." - Jack Lemmon

"The failure of the past philosophers is largely the failure to see the self-evident." - Kedar Joshi

"The failure of political leaders to help uplift the poor will be judged a moral failure." - Jim Wallis

"Democracy turns upon and devours itself. Universal suffrage, in theory the palladium of our liberties, becomes the assurance of our slavery. And that slavery will grow more and more abject and ignoble as the differential birth rate, the deliberate encouragement of mendicancy and the failure of popular education produce a larger and larger mass of prehensile half-wits, and so make the demagogues more and more secure." - H L Mencken

"What happened to the Soviet Union happened mainly for domestic reasons. It was a failure of the model based on a command economy and dictatorship. The rejection of freedom and democracy, the decisionmaking monopoly of one party, and the monopoly of one ideology all had a chilling effect on the country. That model turned out to be incapable of making structural changes. It did not open up ways for initiative and was overly centralized." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Democracy is not brute numbers; it is a genuine union of true individuals...the essence of democracy is creating. The technique of democracy is group organization." - Mary Parker Follett

"When you restore democracy, you cannot say that only those who worked for the restoration of democracy will be allowed to use the privileges of a democracy." - Corazon Aquino

"The love of democracy is that of equality." - Baron de Montesquieu

"From the elitism of luxury to the democracy of beauty." - Giorgio Armani

"A free press is one of the pillars of democracy." - Nelson Mandela

"The test of democracy is freedom of criticism." - David Ben-Gurion

"The love of democracy is that of equality." - Charles De Montesquieu

"Don't permit fear of failure to prevent effort. We are all imperfect and will fail on occasions, but fear of failure is the greatest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Changes are inseparable from democracy. To defend democracy is to defend the possibility of change; in turn, changes alone can strengthen democracy." - Octavio Paz

"Civil disobedience is not something outside the realm of democracy. Democracy requires civil disobedience. Without civil disobedience democracy does not exist." - Howard Zinn

"Perhaps the most important thing I learned was about democracy, that democracy is not our government, our constitution, our legal structure. Too often they are enemies of democracy." - Howard Zinn

"We still have a lot of work to do when it comes to democracy. We have political democracy but not economic democracy." - Anker Jorgensen

"If you can't embrace both failure or the possibility of failure, or the tremendous fear of failure, you can't be wildly successful. It's just an axiomatic truth." - Donny Deutsch

"The wretchedness of failure is the great attraction of success." - Mason Cooley

"The realism of failure, the romance of success." - Mason Cooley

"People are not afraid of failure, they're afraid of blame." - Seth Godin

"A minute of success pays for years of failure." - Robert Browning

"Failure is part of the process of success." - Robert Kiyosaki

"One great cause of failure is lack of concentration." - Bruce Lee

"Trying is the internalization of the failure of omnipotence." - Brian O'Shaughnessy

"Success breeds a disregard of the possibility of failure." - Hyman Minsky

"We are more afraid of excellence than of failure." - Marianne Williamson

"Fear of failure falls away in the face of death." - Steve Jobs

"Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success." - Maude Adams

"Democracy is "government of, by and for the people"." - Abraham Lincoln

"An editor is the uncrowned king of an educated democracy." - William Thomas Stead

"The common vice of democracy is disregard for morality." - Lord Acton

"Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy," - Mirabeau B. Lamar

"I believe in the greatness of our democracy." - Chen Shui-bian

"Democracy is the power of equal votes for unequal minds" - Charles I of England

"The US States are our laboratories of democracy." - Louis D Brandeis

"Trust is very much a part of our democracy." - Jimmy Carter

"Librarians consider free access to information the foundation of democracy." - Marilyn Johnson

"Democracy is the most vile form of government." - James Madison



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