Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes: Daily Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Home  |  Inspiration  |  Quotes to Live By  |  Deep Quotes  |  Relationships  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Benazir Bhutto Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Benazir Bhutto.

Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.
- Benazir Bhutto

Given the right to a free ballot, the people would support my return.
- Benazir Bhutto

The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges.
- Benazir Bhutto

I am planning to return and contest the October elections in Pakistan.
- Benazir Bhutto

 

I am constitutionally competent to contest the elections.
- Benazir Bhutto

The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges.
- Benazir Bhutto

Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for
promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a
broad-based government in Afghanistan.
- Benazir Bhutto

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Right now, they feel they have lost their voice,
and their miseries have increased since my departure.
- Benazir Bhutto

General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility
to the electoral process,
as well as to respect the fundamental right of all
those who wish to vote for me.
- Benazir Bhutto

The United Nations charter gives every nation the right to self defence,
therefore when the American embassies were bombed it
was a matter of time before the Americans responded
by going for what they suspected were the causes of the attack.
- Benazir Bhutto

The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future
direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace,
fighting terrorism and working for social justice.
- Benazir Bhutto

The government I led gave ordinary people peace,
security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
- Benazir Bhutto

It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return,
seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country.
He is comfortable with dictatorship.
I hope better sense prevails.
- Benazir Bhutto

The political parties have unanimously rejected the
one-man constitutional changes.
- Benazir Bhutto

I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984.
Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss
are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
- Benazir Bhutto

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government,
except all the others that have been tried.
- Winston Churchill

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

A democracy is nothing more than mob rule,
where fifty-one percent of the people
may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.
- attributed to Thomas Jefferson

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking
the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
- Sydney J. Harris

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing
to be adjusted by abolition of forms.
It requires change of heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens,
who assemble and administer the government in person.
- James Madison

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
- H. L. Mencken

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people
by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne

Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than
half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy
than to imprison a person
or keep him in prison because he is unpopular.
This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston Churchill

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

As I would not be a slave,
so I would not be a master.
This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
- John F. Kennedy

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
- J. William Fulbright

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
- James Russell Lowell

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous,
but they are not.
Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy.
- David Korten

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
- Plato

In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable
of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
- Edmund Burke

While democracy must have its organization and controls,
its vital breath is individual liberty.
- Charles Evans Hughes

We will not let terrorists change our way of life;
we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine
the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.
- Adam Schiff

Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
- Ronald Reagan

Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting
the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance.
The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
- John Ralston Saul

It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans.
In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American
democracy and American glory.
- Wynton Marsalis

It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate
in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
- Brad Henry

People who want to understand democracy should spend
less time in the library with Aristotle and more time
on the buses and in the subway.
- Simeon Strunsky

Democracy, like any non-coercive relationship,
rests on a shared understanding of limits.
- Elizabeth Drew

I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy,
in democratic trade unionism.
- Richard Attenborough

As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture,
industry and education as our final goals,
and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Democracy is also a form of worship.
It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.
- H. L. Mencken

Democracy means government by the uneducated,
while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The experience of democracy is like
the experience of life itself -
always changing, infinite in its variety,
sometimes turbulent
and all the more valuable
for having been tested by adversity.
- Jimmy Carter

I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism,
liberal democracy and market economy.
- Garry Kasparov

This is supposed to be a participatory democracy and
if we're not in there participating then the people
that will manipulate and exploit the system will step in there.
- George Takei

It's not a democracy here, it's the Middle East.
- Silvan Shalom

Democracy is only an experiment in government,
and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting
votes instead of weighing them.
- Dean Inge

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants,
not simply observers.
One who does not vote has no right to complain.
- Louis L'Amour

Voting is fundamental in our democracy.
It has yielded enormous returns.
- Arlen Specter

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are
extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell
in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation.
- Rosie O'Donnell

Democracy, it appears, is a bit chancy.
But its chances also depend on what we do ourselves.
- Robert A. Dahl

Japan is not a Western democracy.
The Japanese have kept their traditions,
culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
- Natan Sharansky


Thank you for visiting: Benazir Bhutto Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also browse my large collection of Inspirational Quotes.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes






All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy,
our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.