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
Risky Not Voting quotations
I think [Steve Scalise] is a good man I am not going to vote in that regard because I believe Israel controls the Senate they control the House of Representatives they control the media .
October 6, 1774 I met those of our society who had votes in the ensuing election, and advised them 1. To vote, without fee or reward, for the person they judged most worthy 2. To speak no evil of the person they voted against, and 3. To take care their spirits were not sharpened against those that voted on the other side.
Moral principles do not depend on a majority vote.
Wrong is wrong, even if everybody is wrong. Right is right, even if nobody is right.
Do not think your single vote does not matter much.
The rain that refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops.
Some politician some years ago said that bad officials are elected by good voters who do not vote.
Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
My philosophy is such that I am not going to vote against the oppressed.
I have been oppressed, and so I am always going to have avote for the oppressed, regardless of whether that oppressed is black or white or yellow or the people of the Middle East, or what. I have that feeling.
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.
Truth is not determined by a majority vote.
In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide.
Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate-look to his character.
In this country, we not only have a right to vote, we have a right to know who we can vote for.
Ten million ignorances do not constitute one knowledge.
I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
When I saw how the European Union was developing, it was very obvious what they had in mind was not democratic. In Britain, you vote for a government so the government has to listen to you, and if you don't like it you can change it.
I like marijuana because it keeps me from killing people.
And I think there are a lot of people out there who are just like me. The reason it's not legal is because most people get up in the morning and get high, then forget to go out and vote for it.
According to the U.S. Census, the most common reason people give for not voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting work or school schedules.
I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes.
The Lebanese people voted this time for change.
So they are not satisfied with the actual situation. They want to see a new government. They want to see a new vision.
The public cannot be too curious concerning the characters of public men.
I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.
My critics always forget to mention that I was democratically elected, the others were not. Everyone in Uganda can challenge me, everyone can vote, the elections are free. Not many countries have achieved what we did.
Voting is not an act of political freedom.
It is an act of political conformity. Those who refuse to vote are not expressing silence. They are screaming in the politician's ear: 'You do not represent me. This is not a process in which my voice matters. I do not believe you.'
Democracy is not just the right to vote, it is the right to live in dignity.
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote;
they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
The lesser of two evils is still evil.
The United States of America took a giant step toward a totalitarian socialist government when the Supreme Court voted to uphold Obamacare, allowing the individual mandate for the government to force American citizens to buy health insurance whether they want to or not.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
When I talk to girls, they go, 'I'm not a feminist.
' And I say: 'What? You don't want to vote? Do you want to be owned by your husband? Do you want your money from your job to go into his bank account? If you were raped, do you still want that to be a crime? Congratulations : you are a feminist.'
Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but by 538 members of the Electoral College.
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.
We have rigged the latest election. 93.5 per cent have voted for Lukashenko. But they say it is not a European outcome. We have made it 86 per cent.
I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.