Robert A. Dahl quotes

  • My critique of democracy begins and ends with this point. Kids must be educated to disrespect authority or else democracy is a farce.

  • All men think they're fascinating. In my case, it's justified.

  • The Bible is a radically pro-slavery document. Slave owners waved Bibles over their heads in the Civil War and justified it.

  • The facile economic and psychological debunking of the theoretical life cannot do away with its irreducible beauties.

  • It was almost forbidden in the Soviet Union to study the New Economic Policy.

  • I would say that workers in general, and white workers particularly, are correct that their economic wellbeing is deteriorating.

  • Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

  • We still have a lot of work to do when it comes to democracy. We have political democracy but not economic democracy.

  • Iago is the dominant trance state of our planet. It influences our relationships, our sexuality, our parenting, and our attempts to relax. It permeates corporate business, international politics, and our economic system.

  • The politics of austerity, of higher taxes, decided by governments, have lengthened the economic crisis.