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November 2, 2008

VOTE!

I was going to post this on Tuesday, but with all the early voting, I decided to put it out there tonight.



Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
- Andrew Lack

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
- Jerry Garcia

Half of the American people never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.

- Gore Vidal

The best argument against democracy
is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

- Winston Churchill

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion
that more than half of the people are right
more than half of the time.

- A.E. Smith

It's not the voting that's democracy;
it's the counting.

- Tom Stoppard

Those who stay away from the election
think that one vote will do no good:
'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

4 comments:

  1. I love it, I love it, I love it!! Great quotes.

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  2. Excellent quotes! Vote!

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  3. Good reminders! One tends to feel insiginificant in the machine of politics, but I'm glad to be reminded that is not case.

    It's a huge day for our country. My husband and I are going to vote as soon as my day at school is over; it's been a long day of no kids but lots of conferences!

    I feel certain that Obama will win, everyone in my blogging/teaching world is voting for him. Oh, well, I've often stood alone (;), and I always live in trust that the right things happen for our eventual good.

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  4. These are great! I especially love the Churchill quote!

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