Quotation Explorer - 'Candidate'

No national political party is going to nominate another right-wing candidate for a long time.
The smart employer looks not for perfection but for an explanation of how the consequences of a dishonorable act affected the candidate and others. - Bruce Weinstein
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
ROSTRUM, n. In Latin, the beak of a bird or the prow of a ship. In America, a place from which a candidate for office energetically expounds the wisdom, virtue and power of the rabble. - Ambrose Bierce
Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. - Robert Byrne
I would rather be the candidate of the NAACP than the NRA. - John Kerry
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember. - Eugene McCarthy
If Nigeria must advance, we have to steak to work. There is no success that is easy on every body though some success candidate may claim to have gotten there through an easy route. It isn’t always true and unfair to hear that. Minds need to be broken to assemble with others. - Prince Akwarandu
In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate - look to his character. - Noah Webster
Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate. - Mark B. Cohen
No one knows, and few conceive, the agony of mind that I have suffered from the time that I was made by circumstances, and not by my volition, a candidate for the Presidency till I was dismissed from that station by the failure of my election. - John Quincy Adams
If one candidate is appealing to your fears, and the other one's appealing to your hopes, you’d better vote for the person who wants you to think and hope! - Bill Clinton
When first asked if he would grant an interview with TIME, Greene responded by asking a question of his own: 'Does the candidate get paid? - Michael Scherer
When our embarrassment level is exceeded by our desperation level, we are a good candidate for God's grace. - Peter Lord
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
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