I must sojourn once to the ballot-box before I die. I hear the ballot-box is a beautiful glass globe, so you can see all the votesas they go in. Now, the first time I vote I'll see if the woman's vote looks any different from the rest--if it makes any stir or commotion. If it don't inside, it need not outside.— Sojourner Truth
Belligerent First Vote quotations
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
The first Republican I knew was my father and he is still the Republican I most admire. He joined our party because the Democrats in Jim Crow Alabama of 1952 would not register him to vote. The Republicans did. My father has never forgotten that day, and neither have I.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
You have to be odd to be number one.
To put that into some perspective, when Bill Clinton and Al Gore had first taken the idea of the Kyoto Protocol up to the Congress, the United States Senate voted it down 95 to nothing.
Girl Scouts is such an iconic organization that it's easy to overlook how daring an idea it was for founder Juliette Gordon Low to gather those first 18 girls in that troop in Savannah, Georgia. It was 1912, after all, and women wouldn't earn the right to vote for another eight years.
During the debate over NAFTA President Clinton said, 'I believe that NAFTA will create a million jobs in the first five years of its impact.' WRONG. According to the Economic Policy Institute, NAFTA has led to the loss of more than 680,000 U.S. jobs. I voted against NAFTA and other bad trade agreements and am fighting to stop the TPP.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country.
First, I think more Americans need to declare their independence from partisan politics on both sides. The more that Americans declare their independence, the more the parties will have to compete for their votes using reason rather than the hateful appeals.
Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
My first job is to say thank you to those who voted me.
Those who didn't, I'm going to get your vote next time.
I voted against Gerald Nabarro in my first general election, but my defiance made no difference. If you had put a Conservative rosette on a mustachioed hamster, it would have been elected.
Unfortunately, you can’t vote the rascals out, because you never voted them in, in the first place
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
In 1980, evangelicals overwhelmingly elected a candidate who was a known womanizer when he was in Hollywood. He would be the first divorced president in U.S. history. His name was Ronald Reagan. And when evangelicals voted for Reagan, they weren't endorsing womanizing. They weren't endorsing divorce. They were endorsing Reagan's policies.
To change history is very slow. The first two times I came to the States - black people didn't have the right to vote.
The first step toward liberation of any group is to use the power in hand.
.. And the power in hand is the vote.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George W.
Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it, I would vote yes on first blush.
Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes.
The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.
Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years.
First of all, it was such an honor to be chosen.
You had to be voted in by players and coaches that time. But having it in Hawai'i was a brilliant idea.
I feel really urgent about this election.
This is the first time in my voting life that I feel not only passionate about my candidate, but also that the alternative would be catastrophic. I want to help the best candidate win.
To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.
The first time when I was organizing, I went out and started knocking on doors to see if people were registered to vote. I was a door knocker. I didn't even have the confidence that I could register people, so I just was out there door knocking. That was my first experience.
I believe in the premillenial, pre-tribulational coming of Christ for all of his church, and to summarize that, your first poll, do you believe Jesus coming the second time will be in the future, I would vote yes with the 59 percent and with Billy Graham and most evangelicals.
I think the first order of business after the vote on the articles of impeachment is censure.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Twenty-one years ago today Saddam Hussein was first elected president of Iraq and he has been re-elected ever since. Apparently they have the same electoral process we do, you don't need the popular vote to win.
It's about time that we create first class citizenship for every American plain and simple. Every New Jersey-ian. This should not be a popular vote. This is something we should do now.
The Chancellor looked down at the empty table for a minute.
Then he shrugged, looked up, and gave a surprisingly jaunty smile. "All in favor of admitting first-term Kvothe's reckless use of sympathy as proof of mastery of basic principles of sympathy vote by show of hands.
To change your body you must first change your mind.
For the first time in our history, the winners of the White House Turkey Pardon were chosen through a highly competitive online vote. And once again, Nate Silver completely nailed it. The guy is amazing.
I should have voted for the first Iraq war.
George Bush did that one very well. I had been skeptical. I was afraid that George Bush was going to treat the first Iraq war the way his son treated the second.
My first vote was for a communist in east London when I was a medical student.
But I've voted Tory, Labour and Lib Dem in my time.
At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.
I first started writing music when I was 15 and at 16, I was playing in different cities in Australia. When I was 18, I was voted number one DJ in Australia.
What ass first let loose the doctrine that the suffrage is a high boon and voting a noble privilege?
I will vote for the first candidate who promises to use nuclear missiles against LinkedIn.
The teacher reminded us that Romes liberties were not auctioned off in a day, but were bought slowly, gradually, furtively, little by little; first with a little corn and oil for the exceedingly poor and wretched, later with corn and oil for voters who were not quite so poor, later still with corn and oil for pretty much every man that had a vote to sellexactly our own history over again.
We just did a survey that showed.... something like 65 percent of the American people couldn't vote for the First Amendment if it was up for a vote today.