Voting Quotes

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.

Jerry Garcia

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.

Robert C. Winthrop

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

Andrew Lack

Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all.

Andrew Lack

Lower voter participation is a silent threat to our democracy...It under-represents young people, the poor, the disabled, those with little education, minorities and you and me.

Nancy Neuman

The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.

Dwight D.Eisenhower

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.

John Quincy Adams

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.

James Bovard

Vote early and vote often.

Alphonse

Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

Gore Vidal

The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.

Art Spander

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Bill Vaughan

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.

Louis L'Amour

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.

John F. Kennedy

Vote for the man who promises least. He'll be the least disappointing.

Bernard Baruch

Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it to the test of fighting

Henry Louis Mencken

Voting is a civic sacrament.

Theodore Hesburgh

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

Ambrose Bierce

When you learn to make everybody happy, you will possess the golden secret of how to milk the contented voters. But do it in such a way that they wont think you want them to vote for you just because you need the money.They need the money, and besides, they can think up other reasons if they try.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

I made it very clear to the Congress that the use of federal money, taxpayers' money to promote science which destroys life in order to save life is I'm against that. And therefore, if the bill does that, I will veto it.

George Walker Bush

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Henry Mencken

Although that's not surprising, given that voters were accompanied into the booths by Saddam's Ba'ath party officials, and given a choice between voting for Saddam or voting for their wives and children to be killed, and their houses to be burnt down.

Rory Bremner

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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