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Reflecting on his rich experience in the Duma, Vasili Maklalov stressed that the most durable achievements of a democratic system
derive from the agreements between the majority and the minority, rather than from a preponderance of the former over the latter.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn: Rebuilding Russia.
The meetings would continue until some kind of consensus was reached. They ended in unanimity or not at all. Unanimity, however,
might be an agreement to disagree, to wait for a more propitious time to propose a solution. Democracy meant all men were to be heard,
and a decision was taken together as a people. Majority rule was a foreign notion. A minority was not to be crushed by a majority.
Nelson Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.