Do not think your single vote does not matter much. The rain that refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops.— Kate Sheppard
Fantastic Inspirational Voting quotations
Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption.
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
Today there are people trying take away rights that our mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers fought for: our right to vote, our right to choose, affordable quality education, equal pay, access to health care. We the people can't let that happen.
You can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
Therefore, let God inspired Scripture decide between us;
and on whichever side be found doctrines in harmony with the Word of God, in favor of that side will be cast the vote of truth
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.
When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass;
it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.
If custom is to avail for proof of soundness, we too, surely, may advance our prevailing custom; and if they reject this, we are surely not bound to follow theirs. Let the inspired Scripture, then, be our umpire, and the vote of truth will surely be given to those whose dogmas are found to agree with the Divine words.
Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed.
I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
Don't buy a single vote more than necessary.
My parents elected me president of the family when I was 4.
We actually had an election every year and I always won. I'm an only child, and I could count on my mother's vote.
I got involved because I wanted to help inspire more people to get off their butts and register and vote - not just in this election, but in every other election from now on, you know?
I want people to be inspired! To remember how hard-fought the battle for the vote was, the debt we owe to women who paved the way for this more egalitarian society we live in, how critical it is to use our vote and to be counted.
One-man-one-vote is a most difficult form of government.. Results can be erratic.
The only time we create any kind of substantive change is when we reach out to a disaffected electorate and inspire and motivate them to vote.
Remember, many Republicans didn't vote for Mitt Romney. He didn't inspire people.
The next phase and this is part of what I'm interested in doing after I get out of the presidency is to make sure that I'm working with that next generation so that they understand you can't just rely on inspiration. There's a little perspiration involved in bringing about change too. That you have to be organized, that you have to vote even when it's not exciting.
It is crucial to have inspiring leaders who deliver on their promises.
Cynicism has run deep, because many people think their vote does not matter or do vote and nothing happens.
The easy road in Olympia is a yes vote.
That's the easy road in Olympia. The easy road in Olympia is not carrying the banner for freedom and liberty. The easy road in Olympia is worrying about getting reelected. The easy road in Olympia is going along to get along.
And whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you.
I have learned from you. And you’ve made me a better president. And with your stories and your struggles, I return to the White House more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead.
Children cannot lobby and cannot vote. We must speak for them.
I believe in an America where the rights that I have described are enjoyed by all, regardless of their race or their creed or their national origin - where every citizen is free to think and speak as he pleases and write and worship as he pleases - and where every citizen is free to vote as he pleases, without instructions from anyone, his employer, the union leader or his clergyman.
When calling for authenticity, we need to take seriously the brokenness and sinfulness of the human heart. If to be authentic means to be who we really are or to express what we really feel, then in most cases I’m going to vote for hypocrisy. Our prisons are filled with men and women who acted on their feelings and impulses. If authenticity is about being true to yourself, these individuals should be our models of inspiration.
I'd like to thank everyone who voted for me. And the one guy who didn't vote for me, thank you, too.