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anytime you see white men suppose to fight each other an you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah-blah loud about Democrat or Republican an they huffing an puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don have no shirt an tie, somebody don live in no whiteman house no whiteman country.

Author: June Jordan (1939)

Profession: American Poet, Civil Rights Activist

I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, ''Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.''

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.

Author: Jay Leno

Profession: American TV Show Host

Elections are held to delude the populace into believing that they are participating in government.

Author: Gerald F. Lieberman

Profession: American Writer

If elected I shall be thankful; if not, it will be all the same.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political campaign.

Author: Walter Lippmann (1889-1974)

Profession: American Journalist

In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.

Author: Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987)

Profession: American Diplomat, Writer

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.

Author: Marshall Mcluhan (1911-1980)

Profession: Canadian Communications Theorist

Vote early and vote often.

Author: William Porcher Miles


A new poll showed that if the election was held today, people would be confused because it is normally held in November.

Author: Kevin Nealon


Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.

Author: Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994)

Profession: Thirty-seventh President of the USA

There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder.

Author: Chris Patten (1944)

Profession: British Statesman, Governor of Hong Kong

My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.

Author: Claiborne Pell


Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?

Author: H. Ross Perot (1930)

Profession: American Businessman & Politician, Founder EDS

The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin