Election Quotes

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

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

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

Adolf Hitler

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

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

Clare Boothe Luce

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

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

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

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

Newt Gingrich

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

Kin Hubbard

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Updated On : March 06, 2013
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