Quotes of Ballot

“ Democracy is a beautiful thing, except for that part about letting just any old yokel vote. ”

- Unknown

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

- Will Rogers

“ Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against. ”

- W. C. Fields

“ One man shall have one vote. ”

- Unknown

“ I know there are some polls out there saying this man has a 32% approval rating. But guys like us, we don't pay attention to the polls. We know that polls are just a collection of statistics that reflect what people are thinking in "reality." And reality has a well-known liberal bias. ”

- Stephen Colbert

“ Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting to decide what's for lunch. ”

- Marshall Fritz

“ Those who vote decide nothing; those who count the votes decide everything. ”

- Joseph Stalin

“ The citizen who never votes probably doesn't want to feel responsible for what goes on in Washington. ”

- Evan Esar

“ If you are part of a society that votes, then do so. There may be no candidates and no measures you want to vote for... but there are certain to be ones you want to vote against. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ 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. ”

- Wendell Berry

“ I have this to say to the people: go the polls and vote for the candidate of your choice... This is your responsibility; do not neglect it. ”

- Hosni Mubarak

“ Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I didn't vote because I have dignity. If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them, I would spit on my own face. ”

- Oriana Fallaci

“ Do I think will go forward? Yes I do. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ We get one Republican vote for every two Democratic votes, some polls have told us. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ If I move one way, I lose a couple votes. If I move another way, I lose a couple votes. ”

- Charles Grassley

“ Woman stock is rising in the market. I shall not live to see women vote, but I'll come and rap on the ballot box. ”

- Lydia Maria Child

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Apart from the ballot box, philanthropy presents the one opportunity the individual has to express his meaningful choice over the direction in which any society will progress. ”

- Unknown

“ Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors of bullets. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ The ballot is stronger than the bullet. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count them decide everything. ”

- Joseph Stalin

“ 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

“ There is no city in the United States in which I can get a warmer welcome and fewer votes than Columbia, Ohio. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ In democracy it's your vote that counts; In feudalism it's your count that votes. ”

- Mogens Jallberg

“ I believe in the premillenial, pre-tribulational coming of Christ for all of his church, and to summarize that, your first poll, do you believe Jesus coming the second time will be in the future, I would vote yes with the 59 percent and with Billy Graham and most evangelicals. ”

- Jerry Falwell

“ I think that there is no justification or excuse for the Sunnis to boycott. We have met all their demands and accepted all their suggestions. Now it is their national duty to take part in the referendum and vote `yes,'. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ The right to vote is a *consequence*, not a primary cause, of a free social system — and its value depends on the constitutional structure implementing and strictly delimiting the voters' power; unlimited majority rule is an instance of the principle of tyranny. ”

- Ayn Rand
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