quotes tagged with 'election'
Author: James Freeman Clarke, Source: Unknown
A politician thinks about the next elections — the statesman thinks about the next generations.
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. 903
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.
Author: Bill Vaughn, Source: Unknown
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
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: Unknown
When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: Unknown
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
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)
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.html
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