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Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
by John Quincy Adams

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams

Related topics: Politics

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

 

All men profess honesty as long as they can.
To believe all men honest would be folly.
To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud,
is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
- John Quincy Adams

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this:
it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles
of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams

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Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
- John Quincy Adams

America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
- John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before
which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
- John Quincy Adams

Vote for the man who promises least;
he'll be the least disappointing.
- Bernard Baruch

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
- William E. Simon

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
- Kin Hubbard

Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.
- W. C. Fields

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been
across the street at work for a while,
they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Vote early and vote often.
- Al Capone

I think the federal government really should be supporting
Louisiana and ensuring that every person from that
area has an opportunity to vote on what will occur in the area.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

If you're listening to a rock star in order to get
your information on who to vote for,
you're a bigger moron than they are.
- Alice Cooper

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

If it went on the ballot in Colorado,
I would vote to lower the drinking age.
- Pete Coors

If any of the beautiful people plan to vote for the president,
they usually keep their secret to themselves.
- Suzanne Fields

Of the fellows least likely to be president,
you'd have to vote Jack No.
1.
- George Smathers

Today's vote ensures that coal will continue to be
an important part of our nation's energy policy,
with strong parameters to make it cleaner and more efficient.
- Ron Lewis

Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival:
people who find themselves unable to register an effective
political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
- Lewis Mumford

We don't want someone who will get 98 percent of the vote.
We want someone who will get 51 percent of the vote.
- Ann Coulter

Everybody expects that their vote's going to count.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor.
It's the other way around.
They never vote for us.
- Dan Quayle

You may not be aware of a recent survey that showed
that if the First Amendment were put to a popular vote today,
it would fail by a 60% to 40% vote.
- James E. Rogers

I will always vote on the side of freedom and our right to keep and bear arms.
- Mel Martinez

I never vote for anyone.
I always vote against.
- W. C. Fields

No longer should women be denied the right to vote,
no longer should women be treated as second class citizens,
no longer should women not be allowed to be a citizen at all.
- Ginny B. Waite

When you become active in the system and communicate to your representatives,
and they don't vote in accordance with your values,
your responsibility is to support candidates who will.
- Joan Blades

The greatest threat to the constitutional right to vote is voter fraud.
- Lynn Westmoreland

People who vote against this today are voting against
me and I will not forget.
- Ted Stevens

Don't buy a single vote more than necessary.
I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

Anything important is never left to the vote of the people.
We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do.
- Will Rogers

I did not choose necessarily on the basis of significance.
If you have a vote for the most significant athlete,
then you have Ali, then you have Babe Ruth,
then you have Michael Jordan.
- Dick Schaap

And political parties, overanxious for vote catching,
become tolerant to intolerant groups.
- Wendell Willkie

France on its own cannot impose its point of view.
But neither should it give up on its demands.
With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position.
- Laurent Fabius

People tend to vote the present tense -
not the subjective.
- Diane Sawyer

The British electors will not vote for a man who does not wear a hat.
- Lord Beaverbrook

When George Washington was elected president,
there was no national vote.
- Ben Nelson

Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

We got the vote, which we should've been born with,
in 1920.
Everything we've had to struggle for -
it's ridiculous.
- Helen Thomas

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the
earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it,
it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
- Abba Eban

Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population
and I won with 55 percent of the vote.
- Carol Moseley Braun

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
- O. Henry

I don't vote for the guy I trust.
I vote for the guy who trusts me the most.
- Gary Burghoff

I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only
person I should vote for is myself.
- Jack Nicholson

It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women
to fully participate in its society,
and this includes the right to vote and run for office.
- Barbara Boxer

It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I just read that 81 percent of Americans are ready to vote for a woman.
So it sounds like America is ready.
- Geena Davis

The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations -
great or small -
to have weight,
to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I was wrong to vote for this war.
Unfortunately, I'll have to live with that forever.
And the lesson I learned from it is to put more faith in my own judgment.
- John Edwards

People who don't vote have no line of credit with people
who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who
act against our interests.
- Marian Wright Edelman

We vote - if the public votes 50 percent,
we vote 70 percent.
So we have a bigger impact with our numbers,
and the organization and the manpower we can bring to a race.
- James P. Hoffa

A vote for Japan is a vote for the future of rugby.
We will do our best to make rugby a global sport.
- Yoshiro Mori

By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a
citizen of the United States?
- Victoria Woodhull

I'm inclined to vote for Roberts unless something else comes up.
It's a close call.
- Max Baucus

If Republicans want to bring these things up for a vote,
I'm letting them know where I stand.
- Brad Carson

It's very important to vote.
People died for this right.
- Lenny Kravitz

Every vote counts and every vote must be counted.
- Barbara Mikulski

The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the
way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself.
- E. M. Forster

After a century of striving, after a year of debate,
after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise.
It is the law of the land.
- Barack Obama

Pretty much all I say politically is I encourage people to register to vote.
- Emmylou Harris

I am not interested in splitting the white vote.
- Harold Washington

When we talk about fighting for our country,
we're talking about our vote, our vote is our arms.
- Sarah Palin

People don't vote for vice president,
they vote for president.
- Susan Estrich

Vote Smart has sent out thirty thousand questionnaires
to every candidate running for office.
- Betty Hill


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