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History of democracy

Democracy can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote
themselves money from the public treasure. From that moment on
the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most
money from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy
always collapses over loose fiscal policy followed by a dictatorship.
The average age of the world's great civilizations has been two hundred
years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence:
from bondage to spiritual faith, from spiritual faith to great courage,

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Το είπε...: Alexander Tyler

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They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Το είπε...: Benjamin Franklin

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