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  • He predicted a better world to come, where all men would be brothers and their buildings would become harmonious and all alike, in the great tradition of Greece, "the Mother of Democracy."
  • The situation is medieval and a disgrace to democracy.
  • Others declared that there was a certain similarity between the design of Cortlandt and Roark’s style of building, that Keating, Prescott and Webb might have borrowed a little from Roark—"a legitimate adaptation"—"there’s no property rights on ideas"—"in a democracy, art belongs to all the people"—and that Roark had been prompted by the vengeance lust of an artist who had believed himself plagiarized.

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  • Now class, say it all together, ’We are a democracy.’
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • It is true that we are called a democracy, for the administration is in the hands of the many and not of the few.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration

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