Election Quotes

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.

Charles de Gaulle

Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good: 'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I guess truth can hurt you worse in an election than about anything that can happen to you.

Will Rogers

The idea of an election is much more interesting to me than the election itself...The act of voting is in itself the defining moment.

Jeff Melvoin

Any politician who starts shouting election-year demagoguery about the rich and the poor should be asked, "What about the other 90 percent of the people?"

Thomas Sowell

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.

Clare Boothe Luce

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.

Will Rogers

We always want the best man to win an election. Unfortunately, he never runs.

Will Rogers

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw

Sooner will a camel pass through a needle's eye than a great man be "discovered" by an election

Adolf Hitler

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.

James Freeman Clarke

The only thing we learn from a new election is we learned nothing from the old

Gerald Barzan

The fastest way for a politician to become an elder statesman is to lose an election.

Earl Wilson

In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.

Newt Gingrich

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

T.S. Eliot

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?

Robert Orben

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.

George Bush

The election isn't very far off when a candidate can recognize you across the street

Kin Hubbard

An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Updated On : March 06, 2013
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