Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Inspirational Quotes about Voting

Thanks to everyone who contributed yesterday. Nigeria is all I think about right now. I really need us to move forward. I want those who left the country wish they never did. I have a dream that one day, one dollar will be equivalent to one naira. (I.e $1=N1). We can get there. Can't we?

Inspirational Quotes about Voting


You might need a little more motivation to get you fired up and ready to vote on Saturday, March 28. So I’ve compiled some inspiring quotes to get you to the ballot box. :)

"Nobody will ever deprive the people of the right to vote except the people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"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

"Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.” -- Dan Quayle

"The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men." -- Lyndon B. Johnson

"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

"The biggest danger for a politician is to shake hands with a man who is physically stronger, has been drinking, and is voting for the other guy." -- William Proxmire

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

"If women would increase their voting turnout by 10 percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children." -- Coretta Scott King

"When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it."  -- Clarence Darrow

"Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason." -- Author unknown

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

"Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President." -- Barbara Boxer

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

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” -- Lyndon B. Johnson

"Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper." -- Larry Flint

"Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men." -- George Bernard Shaw

"These days many politicians are demanding change. Just like homeless people." -- George Carlin

"I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy; Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide." -- John F. Kennedy

"Our life begins to end the day we become silent about the things that matter."  --- Martin Luther King.

Wait, are you one of those who think Christians shouldn't participate in national elections? Ok, I reserved a Bible verse especially for you. Oh yes! It is very scriptural to vote o. Stand up and fulfil your civic duties. Let us vote wisely and choose under God.

"Take you wise men, and understanding, and know among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you." -- Deuteronomy 1:13

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 I love compiling inspirational quotes. Those little groups of words can spark you up for greater things.

Meanwhile, here is my very own quote for voting: 
"Do not fight for any political party, fight for your very own country. Do not sell your vote, vote purely on merit." - Amakamedia

Do you have any favorite voting/political quotes? Please share. :)


Posted by Nwamaka Ajaegbu 
Follow on Twitter: @Amakamedia 
Email: amakamedia@yahoo.com

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8 comments:

KayCee Blunt said...

Please I don't need inspiration to vote. I am really saddened that cos they couldn't find my PVC. I went through stress yet to no avail. Let those with PVC get insped to vote.

Amakamedia said...

Oh, that's unfortunate. Those who can't vote should pray. Thanks for coming over, Kaycee :)

Chioma Dike said...

I love the quotes. Nice read. This blog is working ma'am!

ayanbajo ajibike said...

nice job Amaka

Amakamedia said...

Thank you, Ajibike!

Amakamedia said...

Thanks Chummy. I wish I saw your comment yesterday.

Erniesha Tibs said...

Hiya mami....okay please do this eh....get on this website 'http://feedburner.google.com/' and burn a new feed for your blog...so that everyone who has your blog on their list can always see an update from you eh....so back to the post...I love it!....this is highly inspirational...

Amakamedia said...

Aww... Thanks Ernie! I'd suggest you unfollow the blog, and follow back again. I hope it works this time. I appreciate your love <3

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