International Day of Democracy: Shareable quotes

September 15 is the International Day of Democracy, a day when people around the world honor the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and free and transparent elections.

The United States holds high the aspiration that one day everyone will experience the freedoms that Americans enjoy under a government of the people, by the people and for the people.

Here is what U.S. leaders have to say about democracy:

Row of flags with quote from President Trump (Shutterstock)Statue inside memorial with quote from Secretary TIllerson (Shutterstock)

Row of people looking at city skyline with quote from Vice President Pence (Shutterstock)