Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.— Julius Nyerere
Heartwarming not voting quotes that are about election voting
When God wants to judge a nation, He gives them wicked rulers.
There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism - by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
The people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.
Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
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.
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.
Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program.
If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it.
When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy.
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.
When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil.
I guess if I'd had any sense, I'd have been a little scared [to register to vote] - but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do was kill me, and it kinda seemed like they'd been trying to do that a little bit at a time since I could remember.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms .
. . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
When you want to help people, you tell them the truth.
When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent;
it is an usurer which takes bread from innocent mouths and deprives honorable men of their substance, for votes with which to perpetuate itself.
Do not think your single vote does not matter much.
The rain that refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops.
A wasted vote is voting for someone that you don't believe in
When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
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.
Only 4 sets of people can vote for the PDP: (1) those who are intellectually blind; (2) those who are blinded by ethnicity; (3) those who are blinded by corruption and therefore afraid of the unknown, should power change hands; and finally (4) those who are suffering from a combination of the above terminal sicknesses.
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.
Democracy is the power of equal votes for unequal minds
Women really do pay attention to a man's glutes.
A tight, compact ass is often voted even more desirable than muscular arms and chest. So, if you're lacking, start squatting!
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.
Given the choice between a Republican and someone who acts like a Republican, people will vote for the real Republican all the time
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.
I say from time to time that the vote is precious.
It's almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool or instrument that we have in a democratic society. And we must use it.
If blacks were given the right to vote, that would place every splay-footed, bandy-shanked, hump-backed, thick-lipped, flat-nosed, woolly-headed, ebon-colored in the country upon an equality with the poor white man.
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.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining elections. Later on, this process of corruption spread to the law courts. And then to the army, and finally the Republic was subjected to the rule of emperors