cool. here's a handful:
"Public opinion in democratic societies is indeed a pitiless dictatorship."
-- Charles Baudelaire
"Suppose you were an idiot. . .And suppose you were a member of Congress. . . But I repeat myself."
–- Mark Twain
"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."
–- H.L. Mencken, The Evening Sun, July 26, 1920.
"I do not believe in democracy, but I am perfectly willing to admit that it provides the only really amusing form of government ever endured by mankind."
–- Mencken's Creed
"Poor people have access to the courts in the same sense that the Christians had access to the lions."
–- Judge Earl Johnson, Jr.