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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on democracy, autocracy, representative, judgment, and fairness

Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How's that again? I missed something. Autocracy is based on the assumption that one man is wiser than a million men. Let's play that over again too. Who decides?

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: "The Notebooks of Lazarus Long," Time Enough for Love

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

A Quote by Edmund Burke on democracy, representative, judgment, industry, and opinion

A representative owes the People not only his industry, but his judgment, and he betrays them if he sacrifices it to their opinion.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: Quoted in the musical stage play 1776, Peter Stone & Sherman Edwards, 1964

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

A Quote by Jimmy Carter on government, representative, politics, responsibility, and jimmy carter

“You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.”

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Thinkexist.com

Contributed by: Zoe

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