quotes tagged with 'election'

A politician thinks about the next elections the statesman thinks about the next generations.

Author: James Freeman Clarke, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in election politician posterity statesman jamesfreemanclarke 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Above all else, strive to support good and conscientious candidates of either party who are aware of the great dangers inherent in communism, and who are truly dedicated to the Constitution in the tradition of our founding fathers.
Author: David O. McKay, Source: The Gospel and the Individual, p. 903Saved by cboyack in politics constitution election leader politician foundingfather 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.

Author: Samuel Adams, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in war election revolution change majority discussion activism minority debate campaign 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Author: Bill Vaughn, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in america war vote election democracy citizenship 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote -- a very different thing.
Author: Walter H. Judd, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in vote election majority decision democracy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.
Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in socialism vote election money greed republic 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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: UnknownSaved by cboyack in vote election promise campaign 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Those who cast the Votes, they decide nothing. Those who count the votes, they decide everything.
Author: Josef Stalin, Source: The Memoirs of former Stalin's secretary (1992)Saved by cboyack in government vote election democracy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Do not give to your friend any power that may someday fall into the hands of your enemy.
Author: Paul Weyrich, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/manion/manion73.htmlSaved by cboyack in politics power election legislation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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 1962Saved by cboyack in politics constitution election principle party campaign affiliation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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