Author: Samuel Adams, Source: Unknown
It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.
If pigs could vote, the man with the slop bucket would be elected swineherd every time, no matter how much slaughtering he did on the side.Author: Orson Scott Card, Source: Unknown
Now, I am not caring today, for myself, anything at all about a political party tag. So far as I am concerned, I want to know what the man stands for...When I find out these things, then I know who it is who should receive my support, and I care not what his party tag is...Today, our duty transcends party allegiance; our duty today is allegiance to the Constitution as it was given to us by the Lord.Author: J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Source: Conference Report, October 1962
...the very notion that a candidate should openly solicit votes violated the principled presumption that such behavior itself represented a confession of unworthiness for national office.Author: Joseph J. Ellis, Source: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, p. 162
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