Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
To make democracy work, we must be a nation of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
If you don't vote, then you may be leaving the decisions up to someone dumber than you.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Democracy means that you have the right to vote without intimidation and undue burdens.
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).
A wasted vote is voting for someone that you don't believe in
Some politician some years ago said that bad officials are elected by good voters who do not vote.
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Democracy is not just the right to vote, it is the right to live in dignity.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible.
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority.
If you don't vote, you don't count.
Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote...that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.
If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed which is not their government... The whole system of American Government rests on the ballot box. Unless citizens perform their duties there, such a system of government is doomed to failure.
What most people didn't realize in the Western countries is that here its not a question of having supporters, its a question of getting these votes to the polling stations.
A vote is "wasted" when someone fails to vote their conscience.
Unfortunately, you can’t vote the rascals out, because you never voted them in, in the first place
Truth is not determined by a majority vote.
If one candidate is appealing to your fears, and the other one's appealing to your hopes, you’d better vote for the person who wants you to think and hope!
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
You may be pretty or plain, heavy or thin, gay or straight, poor or rich. But remember this: In an election, every voice is equally powerful -- don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer.
There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism - by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
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