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Elected Quotes

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I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President
but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Related topics: Politics

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.
- George MacDonald

If nominated, I will not run; if elected,
I will not serve.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

A fool and his money are soon elected.
- Will Rogers

 

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

In America, politicians do whatever to get re-elected,
and a lot of decisions that were being made at that
time by Kennedy were certain not to get him re-elected.
- Kevin Costner

The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person -
her husband.
- Lady Bird Johnson

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Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time.
- Malcolm Forbes

There is only one thing more harmful to society than
an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected;
that's when he doesn't forget them.
- John McCarthy

I cannot doubt that women will line up,
like the men elected, with the groups whose political
thinking and convictions are in accord with their own political convictions.
- Edith Rogers

I wouldn't even get elected.
I'd probably deck a couple of people,
too which would not play very well with the national media.
- Tim Robbins

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

When the size of the group supporting your cause reaches a critical mass,
any legislator or elected official has to pay attention.
- Mark Shields

The Supreme Court is not elected, and it is therefore
not a proper arbiter of social policy.
- Lamar S. Smith

Elected office holds more perks than Elvis' nightstand.
- Dennis Miller

I would rather be beaton and be a man than to be elected
and be a little puppy dog.
- Davy Crockett

We have to make it clear that one, two or even three
BNP MEPs elected to Brussels will have very little
effect on the workings of the Parliament and the Commission.
- Steve Blake

And the cornerstone of my economic policies,
when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes.
- George W. Bush

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected -
selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
- Alec Baldwin

Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but
by 538 members of the Electoral College.
- Thomas E. Mann

Once there were two brothers: one ran away to sea,
the other was elected Vice-President-and nothing was
ever heard from either of them again.
- Thomas R. Marshall

A President needs political understanding to run the government,
but he may be elected without it.
- Harry S. Truman

In my opinion, we've elected a Marxist [Barack Obama]
to be president of the United States.
- Paul Broun

Al Qaeda is still a threat.
We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein
Obama got elected as president,
suddenly everything is going to be OK.
- Barack Obama

The problem is, we elected a manager and we need a leader.
Let's face it: Bush is just dim.
- George Clooney

The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy.
The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.
- C. L. R. James

I support immediate financial assistance to the newly
elected Palestinian president.
Now, I don't know what those numbers will be,
and I don't know how it's going to be framed.
- Joe Biden

I was elected to the Diet in the same way as at every parliamentary election.
- Fritz Sauckel

It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and
tell you that if you elect me you will have elected
a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group.
- Charles Edison

This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the
duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound
analysis of the actual facts.
- Charlie Gonzalez

I'm not the one who was elected.
I would never do anything to undermine my husband's point of view.
- Laura Bush

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men,
elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned
and licensed by government.
- Spiro T. Agnew

If Ted Williams just tip his cap once he could be elected
Mayor of Boston in five minutes.
- Eddie Collins

If you think too much about being re-elected,
it is very difficult to be worth re-electing.
- Woodrow Wilson

From early on, everything I did was calculated to being elected to Congress.
- Carl Albert

It wouldn't kill me if I were never nominated or elected to anything.
- Sargent Shriver

People in the mass media tend more and more every day
to look and act like elected and appointed officials.
- L. Neil Smith

Well it's not a matter for me to say what Llew Smith can or cannot do,
he's an elected Member of Parliament.
- Ron Davies

I cannot believe that the American people and the people
they elected would use the Constitution to stifle any group's rights.
- Jean O'Leary

Israel is the only country in the Middle East where
Arabs can be elected to the parliament in a democratic election.
- Adam Michnik

My goal was never to get re-elected.
- Scott McCallum

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel,
we elected to become a society that never made contact,
that never gave SETI a fair chance.
- Barney Oliver

Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent
on a looting raid for one's friends.
- George Will

Two years before the last election you nor anyone else
would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to
get elected president of the United States.
- David Axelrod

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

Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
- George Jean Nathan

Rarely have elected leaders been so intent on defying the public will.
- Scott Brown

What troubles me is not that movie stars run for office,
but that they find it easy to get elected.
It should be difficult.
It should be difficult for millionaires,
too.
- Shana Alexander

They have not always elected the best leaders,
particularly after a long period in which they have
not used this facility of free election.
You tend to lose the habit.
- Chinua Achebe

I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public
opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be
an elected public servant to perform a public service.
- Warren Beatty

My sense was that most of the elected officials in Washington -
in their heart of hearts -
really believe that the system can't be too bad because it produced them.
- DeForest Soaries

Young people are being elected for School Boards all over the country.
- Birch Bayh

I love Karl Rove.
He elected Bush.
- Dick Morris

While there continues to be differences,
the important point is that all citizens and elected
officials use democratic and legal avenues for solving those differences.
- Boris Trajkovski

If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.
- Robert Altman

I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician,
but I've been elected mayor twice.
I understand politics.
And I definitely understand where the state line is.
- Anthony A. Williams

Ironically, since Obama was elected,
for the first time in my life I'm sometimes not proud of my country.
- Ann Coulter

Mr. President, I believe your real problem is that
you have somehow been unable to realize that you have won,
not only won, but been re-elected by a tremendous margin.
- Elliot Richardson

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

The first thing I'll do if elected is demand a recount.
- Kinky Friedman

I started to get very well recognized in the early
seventies as the only man in the United States who
had been elected three times to the board of NOW in New York City.
- Warren Farrell

Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress,
I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant
percentage of our sales outside the United States.
- Chris Chocola

I've often been asked to run for office.
I have no desire to do that, I would not want my time
with the family or the company restricted because of
the demands of an elected position.
- Carl Karcher

I think it's a tremendous opportunity,
particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California.
It's very hard for a Republican to get elected.
- Mike Curb

Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose,
is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency,
a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes.
- David Herbert Donald

The bottom line is, there have been a lot of nuts elected
to the United States Senate.
- Charles Grassley

I would rather be respected than elected.
- Charles Edison

If elected, I will win.
- Pat Paulsen

The residents and elected officials of Long Island
have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions
of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the
Long Island Sound offers.
- Tim Bishop

I was a trial lawyer when I was elected to Congress.
- Geraldine Ferraro

C'mon.
He'd be embarrassing upstairs at the White House.
So I think she'd have a hard time.
I think a woman president would have to be very conservative to get elected.
- Chris Matthews


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