20 quotes on Elections

  • Vote for the man who promises least. He’ll be the least disappointing. — Bernard Baruch
  • Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right? — Robert Orben
  • Our elections are free – it’s in the results where eventually we pay. — Bill Stern
  • Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody. — Franklin P. Adams
  • Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote. — George Jean Nathan
  • Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates. — Gore Vidal
  • Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half. — Gore Vidal
  • No wonder Americans hate politics when, year in and year out, they hear politicians make promises that won’t come true because they don’t even mean them – campaign fantasies that win elections but don’t get nations moving again. — Bill Clinton
  • In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins. — Newt Gingrich
  • The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old. — American Proverb
  • Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the least hypocritical. — American Proverb
  • If elected I shall be thankful; if not, it will be all the same. — Abraham Lincoln
  • If elected, I will win. — Pat Paulsen
  • In times of stress and strain, people will vote. — Anonymous
  • A politician thinks of the next election – a statesman, of the next generation. — James Freeman Clarke
  • Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair. — George Burns
  • We’d all like to vote for the best man, but he’s never a candidate. — Kin Hubbard
  • The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you across the street. — Kin Hubbard
  • The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. — Will Rogers
  • What in fact takes place in an election is that two hand picked candidates are propped up before the citizenry, each candidate having been selected by a very small group of politically active people. A minority of the people… then elects one of these hand picked people to rule itself and the majority. — Robert J. Ringer

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