Quotes of Election

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

- W. C. Fields

“ The Republicans have their splits right after election and Democrats have theirs just before an election. ”

- Will Rogers

“ The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history. ”

- Friedrich Hegel

“ 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

“ A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation. ”

- James Clarke

“ Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ A new poll showed that if the election was held today, people would be confused because it is normally held in November. ”

- Kevin Nealon

“ 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

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

- Gore Vidal

“ Elections are held to delude the populace into believing that they are participating in government. ”

- Gerald F. Lieberman

“ Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody. ”

- Franklin P. Adams

“ In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins. ”

- Newt Gingrich

“ Indeed, you won the elections, but I won the count. ”

- Anastasio Somoza

“ Our elections are free — it's in the results where eventually we pay. ”

- Bill Stern

“ Principles aren't of much account anyway, except at election time. After that you hang them up to let them season. ”

- Mark Twain

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

- Kin Hubbard

“ There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder. ”

- Chris Patten

“ There is an election going on all the time…the Lord votes for you and Satan votes against you, and you must cast the deciding vote. ”

- Unknown

“ We have a presidential election coming up. And I think the big problem, of course, is that someone will win. ”

- Barry Crimmins

“ People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck

“ No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Iraq has regained its independence and held democratic elections for the first time in its history, in order to elect a National Iraqi committee. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ The elections in Iraq are a victory for freedom and the Iraqi people, and a blow to the transnational network of terrorists who have tried to prevent this day from happening. ”

- James Talent

“ One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. ”

- Cal Thomas

“ One man shall have one vote. ”

- Unknown

“ I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes. ”

- Unknown

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

- Will Rogers

“ This sport is the sport to see what you are made of, so use those expert's advice, but be free to be your own champion runner, picking and choosing advice you enjoy and that works best for you. ”

- Bill Rodgers

“ Everybody's going to vote their conscience on this one. ”

- Carl Levin

“ The idea of an election is much more interesting to me than the election itself…The act of voting is in itself the defining moment. ”

- Jeff Melvoin
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