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In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.

Tags: Great, House  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are.

Tags: Political, Tell  ✍ Author: Ben Affleck

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

Tags: Away, Hope  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy; Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.

Tags: Pay, Single  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.

Tags: Democracy, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.

Tags: Another, Opinion  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

This whole notion that all African-Americans are not going to vote for Obama is not necessarily true. I believe a third would vote for me, based on my own anecdotal feedback. Not vote for me because I'm black but because of my policies.

Tags: Black, True  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

I used to vote Democrat.

Tags: Democrat, Used  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

Income tax filing and payment day should be moved from April 15th to November 1st so it can be close to election day. People ought to have their tax bills fresh in mind as they go to vote.

Tags: Election, Mind  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

The Greens have every right to run, that's what democracy is, and they should argue their point by saying how they think people should vote, not by telling us to be silent.

Tags: Democracy, Saying  ✍ Author: Peter Camejo

Cambridge is thriving and Britain is working. We have been telling people - 'if you value it, vote for it' - and this is particularly relevant in Cambridge.

Tags: Value, Working  ✍ Author: Anne Campbell

I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich.

Tags: Anyone, Rich  ✍ Author: Vivian Campbell

When you talk about evangelicals, don't forget that a significant proportion of the evangelical community is African American. And most African Americans - well over 90 percent, thoroughly evangelical, thoroughly biblical - will probably vote Democratic.

Tags: Forget, Talk  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Vote early and vote often.

Tags: Early, Often  ✍ Author: Al Capone

I was a big fan of Ronald Reagan. He was the first president I got to vote for.

Tags: Big, President  ✍ Author: Steve Daines

In my opinion, it is not in our interest to have complicated negotiations with a region, and then have to follow it up with 535 negotiations at home. I have experienced recounts, and it is better to vote once.

Tags: Home, Opinion  ✍ Author: William M. Daley

Maybe some people thought I was 'safe' so they didn't really bothered to vote for me at all.

Tags: Maybe, Thought  ✍ Author: Chris Daughtry

I became a Republican in 1951, the first year I could vote.

Tags: Republican, Year  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.

Tags: Earth, Resolution  ✍ Author: Abba Eban

People who don't vote have no line of credit with people who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against our interests.

Tags: Act, Against  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

I want to make an extremely strong appeal to those who abstained. Vote. It takes five minutes and then it's for five years.

Tags: Strong, Takes  ✍ Author: Laurent Fabius

I vote Labour and can't begin to acknowledge anything good that comes from a Tory.

Tags: Begin, Good  ✍ Author: Paloma Faith

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I didn't vote because I have dignity. If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them, I would spit on my own face.

Tags: Voting, Why  ✍ Author: Oriana Fallaci

I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George W. Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it, I would vote yes on first blush.

Tags: Strong, Tax  ✍ Author: Jerry Falwell

I pay my taxes, but I've never voted and I never will vote as long as the system works the way it does. Even when Obama was running, I wanted to see a woman run! I'd rather see a woman in the White House as opposed to Obama.

Tags: Wanted, Woman  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco
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People say, 'If you don't vote, then you don't have a right to say anything. But nine times outta 10, I pay more taxes than they do - so even if I don't vote, I still have the right to speak out.

Tags: Speak, Times  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.

Tags: Against, Anyone  ✍ Author: W. C. Fields

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

Tags: Hell, Politics  ✍ Author: W. C. Fields

The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself.

Tags: Husband, Woman  ✍ Author: E. M. Forster

It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush.

Tags: College, Enough  ✍ Author: George Galloway

No one individual vote, no one individual quote or no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs, or my record.

Tags: Beliefs, Individual  ✍ Author: Chuck Hagel

I've always been opposed myself to prisoners having the vote.

Tags: Opposed, Prisoners  ✍ Author: William Hague

Mobilize people to vote and to re-elect Clinton as the only way to defeat.

Tags: Clinton, Defeat  ✍ Author: Gus Hall

I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count.

Tags: Personal, Women  ✍ Author: Patricia Ireland

I get some of the nicest fan mail you could imagine. Also when I'm up for an award, my fans all vote online and then they'll boast to each other about how many thousands of times they've clicked my name. Their thumbs must be bleeding!

Tags: Name, Times  ✍ Author: Jason Isaacs

Let there be no reservation or doubt that I believe the Senate should vote on each and every judicial appointment made by the President of the United States and that no rule or procedure should ever stop the Senate from exercising its constitutional responsibility.

Tags: Doubt, President  ✍ Author: Johnny Isakson

To become an American citizen, we require people to read, write and speak in English. That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot, truly to become Americans. We mock that when the cherished right to vote does not involve English any more.

Tags: Become, Help  ✍ Author: Ernest Istook

As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office.

Tags: Money, Women  ✍ Author: Molly Ivins

When they wrote the Constitution, only white male landowners had the right to vote.

Tags: Male, White  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

If the states had to vote on slavery, we would have lost the vote.

Tags: Lost, Slavery  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

I beg you do not vote for stills and open bar-rooms in the county.

Tags: Beg, Open  ✍ Author: Thomas Jordan Jarvis

The right to vote is the right upon which all of our rights are leveraged - and without which none can be protected.

Tags: None, Rights  ✍ Author: Benjamin Todd Jealous

A man without a vote is man without protection.

Tags: Protection  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

You've got to work things out in the cloakroom, and when you've got them worked out, you can debate a little before you vote.

Tags: Work, Worked  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.

Tags: Men, Powerful  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

Once the Afghan people vote and they choose their President with direct, secret ballot from all over the country, there will be a lot of difference in this country and a lot of legitimate power to flow with implementation.

Tags: Country, Power  ✍ Author: Vincent Kartheiser

I'm asking you to talk with your friends, neighbors, and relatives - even the ones you've never talked to about reproductive rights. That's how you can throw your number in the bucket, and stand with a president who has stood with us. Conversation by conversation, vote by vote, we will re-elect President Barack Obama!

Tags: Friends, Talk  ✍ Author: Nancy Keenan

Well, I couldn't do the day-to-day stuff of being a politician or anything, but I just think everybody should have an opinion and everybody should vote, and that's what we're built on.

Tags: Everybody, Opinion  ✍ Author: Toby Keith

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.

Tags: Democracy, Work  ✍ Author: Louis L\'Amour

I don't vote. I don't do no voting.

Tags: Voting  ✍ Author: Kendrick Lamar

I vote in every general election, but I'm not a party member or an ideologue. I've never told anyone who I've voted for.

Tags: Anyone, Election  ✍ Author: Brian Lamb

The sight of allegedly sophisticated politicians parroting complete tripe trivialises and demeans government and it has to be stopped. It's played a significant part in public disillusionment with politics and has led to the absurd situation where more people vote for 'Strictly Come Dancing' than voted in the general election.

Tags: Government, Politics  ✍ Author: John Major

Africans require, want, the franchise on the basis of one man one vote. They want political independence.

Tags: Franchise, Political  ✍ Author: Nelson Mandela

Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy.

Tags: Democracy, Serious  ✍ Author: Ralph Nader

Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: George Jean Nathan

When we get a chance to take part in elections, I am ready to fight for leading positions, including in the presidential vote.

Tags: Chance, Fight  ✍ Author: Bruce Nauman

We believe that the vote would have been close. We regret that in the face of an explicit threat to veto by a permanent member, the vote-counting became a secondary consideration.

Tags: Face, Regret  ✍ Author: John Negroponte

When George Washington was elected president, there was no national vote.

Tags: National, President  ✍ Author: Ben Nelson

I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself.

Tags: Learned, Time  ✍ Author: Jack Nicholson

The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed.

Tags: Means, Women  ✍ Author: Edna O\'Brien

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.

Tags: Act, Marriage  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

I don't trade my vote for money.

Tags: Money, Trade  ✍ Author: Bob Packwood

When politics is interesting, people go vote.

Tags: Politics  ✍ Author: Jacques Parizeau

House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year?

Tags: Family, Leadership  ✍ Author: Bill Pascrell

I will always vote what I have promised, and always vote the Constitution, as well as I will not vote for one single penny that isn't paid for, because debt is the monster, debt is what's going to eat us up and that is why our economy is on the brink.

Tags: Single, Why  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

People who bowl vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite.

Tags: Cultural, Elite  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us.

Tags: Accused, Poor  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

Simply as a writer of books I'm thrilled and proud that Seattle should have raised, on a public vote, sufficient money to build a central library, and moreover to rebuild every other library in the city: 28 of them.

Tags: Money, Proud  ✍ Author: Jonathan Raban

I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Tags: Cannot, Good  ✍ Author: Jim Ramstad

Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).

Tags: Away, Political  ✍ Author: Ayn Rand

I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.

Tags: Another, Politics  ✍ Author: Jackie Robinson

Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do.

Tags: Left  ✍ Author: Will Rogers

I don't see how a young American can vote for, well, can vote for a Democrat.

Tags: American, Young  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

If you believe the disappointments - if you believe the disappointments in the last few years are a detour and not our destiny, then I'm asking for your vote.

Tags: Destiny, Last  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

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.

Tags: American, Voting  ✍ Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

Tags: Character, Depends  ✍ Author: Theodore Roosevelt

If you ask the fish whether they'd rather have an oil spill or a season of fishing, I wouldn't be surprised if they'd vote for another blowout.

Tags: Another, Rather  ✍ Author: Marat Safin

My ideal registration system would be an opt-out one, where every single person is registered once they turn 18. In Australia, I'm told, everyone is registered to vote and you pay a fine if you don't vote.

Tags: Everyone, Single  ✍ Author: R. A. Salvatore

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.

Tags: Government, Tax  ✍ Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.

Tags: Government, Words  ✍ Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.

Tags: Against, Whenever  ✍ Author: Harry S. Truman

I'm not a rubber stamp, and people know that. If you can convince me of the merits, you will have my vote every time.

Tags: Convince, Time  ✍ Author: Fred Upton

Don't vote for a Democrat or Republican, I have never voted for one in my life and I never will.

Tags: Life, Republican  ✍ Author: Jesse Ventura

As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.

Tags: Time, Words  ✍ Author: Gore Vidal

Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.

Tags: Hope, Read  ✍ Author: Gore Vidal

You can't just trot out a brown face or a Spanish surname and expect people are going to vote for your party or your candidate.

Tags: Expect, Face  ✍ Author: Antonio Villaraigosa

I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the New York and other State delegations when, on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward.

Tags: State, York  ✍ Author: Henry Villard

No longer should women be denied the right to vote, no longer should women be treated as second class citizens, no longer should women not be allowed to be a citizen at all.

Tags: Second, Women  ✍ Author: Ginny Brown-Waite

I have always made commercial music. The people who vote for the Grammy nominees are mostly in their 40s and have other jobs or are musicians themselves. They like music that they can relate to - they like commercial music.

Tags: Music, Themselves  ✍ Author: Al Walser

I promise that as a president elected in a direct popular vote, I will try to be the voice of all citizens.

Tags: President, Try  ✍ Author: Milos Zeman

Vote for me and I will ensure that everyone gets enough to eat and a place to stay.

Tags: Enough, Place  ✍ Author: Khaleda Zia

If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.

Tags: Candidates, Gods  ✍ Author: Howard Zinn

You get to know them, they get to know you and see if they like you. Then they'll vote on you to become a prospect. You have to be sponsored by a Hells Angel.

Tags: Angel, Become  ✍ Author: Chuck Zito

There would always be a vote. There were always conflicts and arguments for years and years - that's why we're not together anymore. But there was always a vote. It was always two out of three.

Tags: Together, Why  ✍ Author: David Zucker

It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.

Tags: Government, Whole  ✍ Author: Todd Akin

Well, let me just say - I mean, I'm not a person who's going to vote for any of the potential Republican nominees for the presidency of the United States.

Tags: Mean, Republican  ✍ Author: Gloria Allred

This trend of reporting process over substance is unfortunate, if omnipresent. Even worse is the media's inability - or unwillingness - to fact-check Republicans who are angry about the Democrats trying to debate and vote on Iraq policy.

Tags: Angry, Trying  ✍ Author: Eric Alterman

If you're going to vote yes and change the law. You have to know what's in it. You can't depend on other people.

Tags: Change, Law  ✍ Author: Justin Amash

Nixon regarded himself as having been cheated by life. He never got my vote.

Tags: Himself, Life  ✍ Author: Stephen Ambrose

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