Voting

This collection of "voting" related quotes was created a few days prior to the mid-term elections on 2 November 02010. The collection was initialized with seven quotes and they were all from dead people.

Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to
make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

-- Ambrose Bierce (01842-01913) {"nothing matters" | The The Devil's Dictionary | more... [voting]

The best argument against democracy is a five
minute conversation with the average voter.

-- Winston Churchill (01874-01965) {British politician; more...} [democracy]

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.

-- Will Rogers (01879-01935) {American cowboy/actor/humorist; more...} [voting]

Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.
-- W. C. Fields (01880-01946) {American comedian William Claude Dukenfield; more...} [voting]

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
-- George Jean Nathan (01882-01958) {American drama critic; more...} [voting]

The people who cast the votes decide nothing.
The people who count the votes decide everything.

-- Joseph Stalin (01879-01953) {1st General Secretary of the Soviet Union's Communist Party; more...} [government]

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
-- Theodore Roosevelt (01858-01919) {26th President of the United States; more...} [voting]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 30 October 2010
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:38 MST