” The word democracy comes from the Greek and means, literally, government by the people. “


” And for well over a hundred years our politicians, statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic, not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction. “


” For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic, bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction. “


” Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that this is and always was a democracy. “


” In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority. “



All 5 Robert W. Welch, Jr. Quotes about Democracy in picture


The word democracy comes from the Greek and means, literally, government by the people.
And for well over a hundred years our politicians, statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic, not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction.
For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic, bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.
Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that this is and always was a democracy.
In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.