Quotation Explorer - 'Elected'

We must not allow our elected officials -many beholden to unaccountable corporate elites- to bastardize and pulverize the precious word democracy as they fail to respect and act on genuine democratic ideals - Cornel West
In proportion as the mass of citizens who possess political rights increases, and the number of elected ruler’s increases, the actual power is concentrated and becomes the monopoly of a smaller and smaller group of individuals. - Paul Lafargue
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. - George Jean Nathan
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything. - Frank Dane
Theory of public goods. Theory that if I take you euro (as an elected state government) and give fifty cents back... you will be happier and I will be satisfied. - Radovan Kavický
CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke
A day will come when a woman will be elected to the top of the pyramid, to be a prime minister or a president, and the whole world will know her and hear about her. She may be sitting here amongst us. - Her Promised Road
We elected a man who knows how to build walls when we needed someone who knows how to build bridges. - DaShanne Stokes
Despots are elected and deposed.Laws are passed and repealed.Nations rise and fall.Individual liberty is eternal. - A.E. Samaan
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
I have deeper journeys to take. Metaphysical journeys to see Christ. Shaman journeys. It's what I have been elected by God to do. - Clive Barker
I don't want prizes. I turned down the National Institute of Arts and Letters when I was elected to it in 1976 on the grounds that I already belonged to the Diner's Club. - Gore Vidal
We must tell the world that even though we elected a bigot, bigotry will not prevail. - DaShanne Stokes
If a woman were elected president, would our nation expect her husband to be the official White House host? - Venita Ellick
We are the choice elected fewLet all the rest be damnedThere is room enough in hell for youWe won’t have heaven crammed! - Roland H. Bainton
Contrary to popular opinion, leadership is not a reserved position for a particular group of people who were elected or appointed, ordained or enthroned. Leadership is self-made, self-retained, self-inculcated and then exposed through a faithful, sincere and examplary life. - Israelmore Ayivor
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them. - Lily Tomlin
The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person --- her husband. - Lady Bird Johnson
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
Behind the facade of elected government are a bunch of corporate controlled gangsters running the country. - Steven Magee
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. - Will Rogers
Mr. President, it is time for you to give me back my country. You can either continue to make fools of the people who elected a tyrant like you or let the country rise phoenix-like from the ashes. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
You must not wait to be elected into office, before you begin to serve. Begin to serve every where you are; in the home, community, school, university, work, hospital, church, market, society, nation and among many other places. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Presidents are selected, not elected. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
A good leader is not elected, he is appointed. - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate VII
The only difference between and Bush is that was elected. Kurt Vonnegut - Hitler
Some party hack decreed that the peoplehad lost the government's confidenceand could only regain it with redoubled effort.If that is the case, would it not be be simpler,If the government simply dissolved the peopleAnd elected another? - Bertolt Brecht
If a politician obtained a great wealth after he has been elected, his being an immoral corrupt man is not a possibility but it is a self-evident reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Who is an elected government in a constitutional democracy to decide it will not tolerate dissent - Christina Engela
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