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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.

Charles Bukowski, author

I'm so insane, I voted for Eisenhower. Oh yeah, well I'm so insane, I voted for Eisenhower TWICE!

Ken Kesey, author

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

Get the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.

Frank Dane,

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

John F. Kennedy, president

If elected I shall be thankful; if not, it will be all the same.

Abraham Lincoln, president

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.

Robert Frost, poet

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear.

John F. Kennedy, president

I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.

W. C. Fields, comedian

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.

George Will, journalist

Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.

Larry Flynt, publisher

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.

Abraham Lincoln, president

Defeat has its lessons as well as victory.

Patrick J. Buchanan,

When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance.


An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

No matter whom you vote for, the Government always gets in.


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, president

Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.

Franklin Pierce Adams, writer

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.

O. Henry, writer

There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder.

Chris Patten, politician

If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.

Jay Leno, comedian

It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.

Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you across the street.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

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

Gore Vidal, novelist

It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth.

Eleanor Clift, journalist

Elections are held to delude the populace into believing that they are participating in government.

Gerald F. Lieberman, writer

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.

John Quincy Adams, president

To win in this country these days you have got to campaign down to a thirteen year-old's level of mental development .

Willie Brown, athlete

The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do.

Josef Stalin,

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.


Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.

Abraham Lincoln, president

I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist

Suffrage is the pivotal right.

Susan B. Anthony, activist

You don't have to fool all the people all of the time; you just have to fool enough to get elected.

Gerald Barzan,

Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political campaign.

Walter Lippmann, journalist

There isn't any finer folks living than a Republican that votes the Democratic ticket.

Will Rogers, actor

In times of stress and strain, people will vote.


It makes no difference whom you vote for -- the two parties are really one party representing four percent of the people.

Gore Vidal, novelist

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

Emma Goldman, activist

In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.

Clare Boothe Luce, dramatist

Vote early and vote often.

William Porcher Miles,

A new poll showed that if the election was held today, people would be confused because it is normally held in November.

Kevin Nealon,

Maybe a nation that consumes as much booze and dope as we do and has our kind of divorce statistics should pipe down about character issues. Either that or just go ahead and determine the presidency with three-legged races and pie-eating contests. It would make better TV.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.

Claiborne Pell,

Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?

H. Ross Perot,

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.

Peter Prichard,

The Republicans have their splits right after election and Democrats have theirs just before an election.

Will Rogers, actor

If you want to get elected, shake hands with 25, 000 people between and November 7.

Harry S Truman, president

I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.

John F. Kennedy, president

Andrew Jackson was the first one to think up the idea to promise everybody that if they will vote for you, you will give them an office when you get it, and the more times they vote for you, the bigger the office.

Will Rogers, actor

An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

The advance planning and sense stimuli employed to capture a $10 million cigarette or soap market are nothing compared to the brainwashing and propaganda blitzes used to ensure control of the largest cash market in the world: the Executive Branch of the United States Government.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

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

William L. Shirer,

Everyone was tired with the old style politicians and their flowery rhetoric. I just told them there are tough times ahead, but that they would be less tough with me in charge.

Anibal Cavaco Silva,

Our elections are free -- it's in the results where eventually we pay.

Bill Stern, actor

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal -- that you can gather votes like box tops -- is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.

Adlai Stevenson, politician

I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.

Adlai Stevenson, politician

Let's try winning and see what it feels like. If we don't like it, we can go back to our traditions.

Paul Tsongas, politician

There is no excitement anywhere in the world, short of war, to match the excitement of the American presidential campaign.

Theodore White, journalist

If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.

Coretta Scott King, activist

It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence in the election results and that the voting process, including the process for vote counting, is free and fair.

Zalmay Khalilzad,

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales. I am opposed to alcohol period. It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run. It's a dangerous drug.

John Hunter,

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.

William J. Clinton, president

I think it's very clear that the American people are frustrated with this move toward socialism. And so whether you're back or white, if you believe that the conservative construct is in the best interest of our future, than you too would be voting with Republicans, and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well.

Tim Scott, politician

You ask people what their ethnicity is, and a lot of Scots-Irish people either don't know or if they know it they just don't acknowledge it. It's not something they really identify with. They're just plain old Americans, plain vanilla. I don't think they are a self-conscious voting bloc.

John Shelton Reed, sociologist

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.

Dick Gregory, comedian

When I have to choose between voting for the people or the special interests, I always stick with the special interests. They remember. The people forget.

Henry F. Ashurst, politician

The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.

Carol Moseley Braun, politician

I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.

Birch Bayh, politician

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

James Bovard, author

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.

Edmund Burke, statesman

Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. If he ran unopposed he would have lost.

Mort Sahl, journalist

Votes should be weighed not counted.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

We are not voting for health care if we do not resolve this language on public funding for abortion - no public funding for abortion.

Bart Stupak, politician

Voting is a civic sacrament.

Theodore Hesburgh, clergyman

As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.

Karl Rove, politician

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.

John F. Kennedy, president

The biggest hurdle that our communities have is cynicism - saying it's a done deal, who cares; there's no point to voting. If we can get somebody to care, it's a huge victory for the movement and the causes we're trying to advance.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, politician

Neither one of the parties is doing anything for poor people. They're both full of it. Black people have been voting Democratic their whole life, and they're still poor. And the Republicans don't do anything for poor people, either.

Charles Barkley, basketball player

You're not just voting for an individual, in my judgment, you're voting for an agenda. You're voting for a platform. You're voting for a political philosophy.

Colin Powell, statesman

Voting is completely important. People in America think democracy is a given. I think of it as an ecosystem, and what gets in the way of it is politicians and apathy.

Henry Rollins, musician

It has been hard to get my head around how Justice Antonin Scalia rationalizes his decisions. His body blow to the Voting Rights Act was a head scratcher, but at least he was calm when he attempted to justify his odd logic.

Henry Rollins, musician

Remember, it is not about voting for the perfect candidate - there is no such thing. Presidents are human.

Michelle Obama, first lady

Every vote should carry a serial number, so that responsibility for harmful or careless use of the vote can be traced. Concealed voting should be outlawed.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Voting has proliferated in the United States, and it has reached a point where there is now almost one vote available per citizen over the age of eighteen.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Of course, no one wants to ban the vote. Voting should remain available for sporting and recreational purposes. But certain types of votes clearly should be curtailed - 'assault votes,' for example, in which the only purpose of the vote is to harm others.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

If you look at their voting habits and their eating habits, you realize people are stupid.

RuPaul, drag queen

Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.

Harry S Truman, president

Indeed, you won the elections, but I won the count.

Anastasio Somoza,

Oh no, the dead have risen and they're voting Republican.

Yeardley Smith, actress

Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics.

Robert Teeter, politician

People who vote against this today are voting against me and I will not forget.

Ted Stevens, politician

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

Hillary Clinton, politician

The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.

John Ensign, politician

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