Quotes of Campaign

“ I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. ”

- Rebecca West

“ Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. ”

- David Broder

“ Policies are judged by their consequences, but crusades are judged by how good they make the crusaders feel. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ This mode of electioneering suited neither my taste nor my principles. I thought it equally unsuitable to my personal character and to the station in which I am placed. ”

- John Adams

“ The most excellent jihad (struggle) is that for the conquest of self. ”

- Muhammad

“ Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose. ”

- Mario Cuomo

“ Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other. ”

- Oscar Ameringer

“ A political campaign starts when a politician stops working and goes about making speeches about all the work he intends to do. ”

- Unknown

“ Do not run a campaign that would embarrass your mother. ”

- Robert C. Byrd

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

- Walter Lippmann

“ Life is a campaign not a battle, and has its defeats as well as its victories. ”

- Don Piatt

“ So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism — despotism during the campaign — is indispensable. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two. ”

- Bertolt Brecht

“ There are no bad fund raisers and there are no bad Fundraising campaigns. There are only bad visions and dreams. ”

- Robert Schuller

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

- Theodore White

“ 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

“ Yogi met George Bush during an election campaign. Bush said Texas was important. Yogi said Texas has a lot of electrical votes. ”

- Yogi Berra

“ I didn't want to engage in a campaign where I was defending myself on those issues at every turn, so I just decided that I'd switch and run as a Republican. ”

- Rodney Alexander

“ A great ad campaign will make a bad product fail faster. It will get more people to know it's bad. ”

- William Bernbach

“ The one essential, driving aim of the agency's campaign is not to please and sell you, the public, but to sell the advertiser and get his initialed okay. The public is a poor also-ran. ”

- Samm Sinclair Baker

“ At a time when the Boy Scouts are being hounded in the worst way by state and local governments around the country over the gay issue… that could have been a campaign issue. ”

- Tucker Carlson

“ A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable. ”

- Sebastian Coe

“ To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down. ”

- Andrew Cohen

“ I have been in the witness protection program for the last three weeks. I campaigned for Ralph Nader. I'm now living as a woman in Mississippi. ”

- Phil Donahue

“ A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. ”

- Gerald R. Ford

“ What we have is two important values in conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can't have both. ”

- Dick Gephardt

“ But I've been very clear in this campaign - I don't believe the party should have a position on abortion. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea - or as is so often the case, no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is, it's going to fail. ”

- Morris Hite
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