Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
I'd rather vote for something I want and not get it than vote for something I don't want, and get it.
It is difficult to understand these people who democratically take part in elections and a referendum, but are then incapable of democratically accepting the will of the people.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
We always want the best man to win an election. Unfortunately, he never runs.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good. 'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob.
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you across the street.
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
The winner of the elections which saw the participation of almsot 30 million people was the Iranian nation and the losers were those who tried to keep people away from the polls.
This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history, a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn the outcome of an election for president.
People are what this election is all about.
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