Elections And Voting Quotes

Elections And Voting Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt, Bill Vaughan, George Bernard Shaw, Abraham Lincoln, Douglas William Jerrold, Jay Leno and many others.

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Theodore Roosevelt
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won’t cross the street to vote in a national election.
Bill Vaughan
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
Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln
Don’t buy a single vote more than necessary.
Douglas William Jerrold
If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
Jay Leno
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.
Abraham Lincoln
Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathan
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
T. S. Eliot
Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
Bernard Baruch
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule—and both commonly succeed, and are right.
H. L. Mencken
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
Vote early and vote often.
Al Capone
The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear.
John F. Kennedy
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Lyndon B. Johnson