Quotes of Applicant

“ Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ We'd all like t' vote fer th' best man, but he's never a candidate. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ The drawback in voting for the man of your choice is that he is seldom a candidate. ”

- Evan Esar

“ While the ACLU understands that candidates will have a more difficult time reaching dislocated voters, the privacy rights of those individuals far outweigh the narrower interests of office seekers. ”

- Joe Cook

“ These evils I deserve, and more.... Justly, yet despair not of his final pardon, Whose ear is ever open, and his eye Gracious to re-admit the suppliant. ”

- John Milton

“ Pray. To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ I have absolutely no plans and no expectations of ever being a candidate again. ”

- Al Gore

“ Various types of sacrifice, charity, and austerity are performed by the seekers of nirvana by uttering 'TAT' without seeking a reward. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ I would rather be the candidate of the NAACP than the NRA. ”

- John Kerry

“ The visa lottery system poses a national security threat. Under the program, each successful applicant is chosen at random and given the status of permanent resident based on pure luck. ”

- Bob Goodlatte

“ If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. ”

- Rene Descartes

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

- Jay Leno

“ As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. ”

- Robert Byrne

“ Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate. ”

- Mark B. Cohen

“ Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. ”

- George Washington

“ It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember. ”

- Eugene McCarthy

“ If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates. ”

- Howard Zinn

“ The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure. ”

- Hermann Hesse

“ I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate. ”

- Dylan Moran

“ It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him. ”

- Max Planck

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

- Kin Hubbard

“ With 500 channels and the Internet available, you'd think a candidate could get the word out. ”

- Larry King

“ A generous prayer is never presented in vain; the petition may be refused, but the petitioner is always, I believe, rewarded by some gracious visitation. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

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

- Kin Hubbard

“ Simply being with other people who are also seekers and who are involved in the same quest you are is very meaningful. ”

- Dan Wakefield

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

- Jay Leno
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