"Democracy is too good to share with just anybody."
"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people."
"We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate."
"Any political party that includes the word 'democratic' in its name, isn't."
"Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help."
"An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination."
"I do not belong to any organised political party: I'm a democrat."
"Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
"We expect the Salvadorean officials to work towards the extremination of human rights."
"Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy."
"In democracy everyone has the right to be represented, even the jerks."
"Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance."
"It's easy being a humorist when you've got the whole government working for you."
"Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering."
"Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything."
"The House of Commons is the longest running farce in the West End."
"The most terrifying words in the English langauge are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."