#EngQuote: Election

Evening fellas :) Tuesday is here, Wednesday is near and what inspires today’s session will be tomorrow Bali’s decision day :)

A public election is a bit of a nerve wrecking thing isn’t it? Interestingly some figures do have some sayings about it

So this evening, some election related #EngQuote will be shared and hope to inspire you anytime anywhere you are :)

“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”  – Larry J. Sabato

“A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“This is not an election where we hand out gifts. It is an election where we ask everyone to contribute more.” – Helle Thorning-Schmidt

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The right of election is the very essence of the constitution.” – Junius

“When one with honeyed words but evil mind; Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.” – Euripides

“In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.” – Charles de Gaulle

“We have plenty of Confidence in this country, but we are a little short of good men to place our Confidence in.” – Will Rogers

“We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.” – Stewart Udall

“Election is the only course of action that identifies liars before they are in power.” – M.F. Moonzajer

“Never vote for the best candidate, vote for the one who will do the least harm.” – Frank Dane

“Both sides know the last election was just the beginning of the next election. It’s clear there has been no attempt to have any kind of getting along.” – David Keene

“I try not to tune in to politics until it’s two or three months before the election. Till then, it’s like watching preseason football.” – Trey Parker

“Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.” – Imelda Marcos

And finally, this is somehow true yet is it a bad thing to hope for?


It is a bit ironic isn’t it :S -> @sebastianreno ironic. RT “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” – Abraham Lincoln

:)  -> @anitakesuma: and how much people know them RT “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” – Larry J. Sabato

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on May 14, 2013


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