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All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing read more

All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Voting Quotes,
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The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebble
to vote.

The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebble
to vote.

by Ambassador Kosh Found in: Voting Quotes,
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Where annual elections end, there slavery begins.

Where annual elections end, there slavery begins.

by John Quincy Adams Found in: Vote Quotes,
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No matter who you vote for, the Government always gets in.

No matter who you vote for, the Government always gets in.

by Anon. Found in: Vote Quotes,
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Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Vote Quotes,
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The freeman casting, with unpurchased hand,
The vote that shakes the turrets of the land.

The freeman casting, with unpurchased hand,
The vote that shakes the turrets of the land.

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Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to read more

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right

by Henry Louis Mencken Found in: Voting Quotes,
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Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of read more

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).

by Ayn Rand Found in: Voting Quotes,
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Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.

by Grover Cleveland Found in: Vote Quotes,
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