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It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy
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"It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea"

- Hubert H. Humphrey

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This quote by Hubert H. Humphrey emphasizes the value of actively working to extend democracy, rather than merely protecting it. He recommends that merely safeguarding democracy is not enough to guarantee its survival, which it must be actively extended in order to enhance it. He also suggests that democracy is not something that can be owned or possessed, but rather an idea that should be actively nurtured and cultivated. This quote serves as a reminder that democracy is something that needs to be actively worked for and protected, which it is not something that can be considered given. It is a tip that democracy is something that needs to be actively extended in order to ensure its survival.

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Hubert H. Humphrey This quote is written / told by Hubert H. Humphrey between May 27, 1911 and January 13, 1978. He was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 39 other quotes.

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