Everybody’s for democracy in principle. It’s only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.
Greenfield, Meg quotes
- Imannuel Kant – universal law "Act according to a maxim which can, at the same time, be valid as a universal law.—You must, therefore begin by looking at the subjective principle of your action. But to know whether this principle is also objectively valid, your reason must subject it to the test of conceiving yourself as giving universal law through this principle. If your maxim qualifies for a giving of…
- A THOUGHT TO PONDER: meritocracy by Osho "In the future, democracy is not going to last long because the politician is already ignorant before the scientist; he is already in the hands of the scientist. The future belongs to the scientist, not to the politician. That means we will have to change the word democracy. I have a word for it: meritocracy." ~OSHO (Priests and Politicians: The Mafia of the Soul)
- Clement Atlee "Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking." Clement Atlee quotes
- "In life, as in a football game, the principle… "In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is:hit the line hard." - Theodore Roosevelt