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63 Quotes About Voting - Page 2

Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln
When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.
Franklin P. Adams
An election is nothing more than the advanced auction of stolen goods.
Ambrose Bierce
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
The act of voting is one opportunity for us to remember that our whole way of life is predicated on the capacity of ordinary people to judge carefully and well.
Alan Keyes
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good: 'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation.
Jello Biafra
If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.
Coretta Scott King
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
Dick Gregory
Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
William E. Simon
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us.
Dan Quayle
Democrats are the only reason to vote for Republicans.
Will Rogers
Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
People who vote against this today are voting against me and I will not forget.
Ted Stevens
Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great common sense when it comes to voting.
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
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
Touch screen voting is a fine thing so long as they have a voter-verified paper trail.
Joan Blades
Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.
Tony Snow
We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured.
Marcy Kaptur
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