Quotation Explorer - 'Voting'

Voting for the right is doing nothing for it. - Henry David Thoreau
I think it's about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we've been voting for boobs long enough. - Claire Sargent
All my years campaigning have given me one clear message: Voting isn't the most we can do, but it is the least. To have a democracy, you have to want one. Still, I realize this fully only by looking back. - Gloria Steinem
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
gay marriage... always being an issue for the voting public when it should be an individual‘s private choice. - G.A. Hauser
Democracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote. - Marvin Simkin
ELECTOR, n. One who enjoys the sacred privilege of voting for the man of another man's choice. - Ambrose Bierce
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting. - Tom Stoppard
I feel like people around me are betters voting on the wrong horse in the race. I am that horse, always failing to make others win. - Austin Kelly
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
Whether voting Republican or Democrat, the result is the same: A corrupt corporate government. - Steven Magee
Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting. - Robert Frost
The collaboration between secretaries of state, election officials and the voting system manufacturers on the matter of enforcing this black box proprietary code secrecy with election systems, is nothing less than the commoditization and monetization of American Democracy - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
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
If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it. - Mark Twain
People who don't exercise their freedom of voting (choosing their leaders) are irresponsible. Such people have no right to complain or want more than what they are receiving from the government. Intentional failure to vote is cowardly, irresponsible and a sign of ignorance. - Allan Amanyire
A lot of people voting for Pat Buchanan say they are doing so to send a message. Apparently that message is, "Hey, look at me, I'm an idiot." - Dennis Miller
[To a first-term congressman who wanted wanted excused from voting with the party to satisfy his biggest contributors:] Son, if you can't take their money, drink their whiskey, screw their women, and then vote against 'em, you don't deserve to be here.
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
Poor people have been voting for big government liberalism for 50 years... and they are still poor. - Charles Barkley
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans- unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin
Once the people have been deluded into believing that speeches and voting are the only acceptable tools by which to affect change in their nation, those who are in control no longer need to worry about any significant challenge to their power. - Dave Champion
Voting for the Green Party is how you say 'Up Yours!' to the Republicans and Democrats. - Steven Magee
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age. - Marshall McLuhan
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal. - Unknown
Voting is not a right. It is a method used to determine which politician was most able to brainwash you. - Dennis E. Adonis
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