Voting Quotes

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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

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.

Ken Livingstone

There can no longer be anyone too poor to vote.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Perhaps America will one day go fascist democratically, by popular vote.

William L. Shirer

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

Henry Mencken

Personally, I believe that our American system works as long as you participate in it. You must vote and make your voice heard. Otherwise you will be left out.

Mari-Luci Jaramillo

Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.

Dan Quayle

Votes should be weighed, not counted

Friedrich von Schiller

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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