Voting Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old voting quotes, voting sayings, and voting proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.     

Hillary Clinton

By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.     

Jens Stoltenberg

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.     

Emma Goldman

Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world.     

Sharon Salzberg

Voting is a civic sacrament - the highest responsibility we have as Americans.     

Christine Pelosi

I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country.     

John Ensign

Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.     

Tony Snow

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.     

Dick Gregory

Voting is as much an emotional act as it is an intellectual one.     

Monica Crowley

Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed.     

DeForest Soaries

Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.     

Arlen Specter

Voting is an individual, personal thing.     

Hill Harper

Touch screen voting is a fine thing so long as they have a voter-verified paper trail.     

Joan Blades

Voting is like alchemy - taking an abstract value and breathing life into it.     

Sharon Salzberg

Eventually I foresee voting on the Internet, which will lead to much more direct democracy.     

Dick Gephardt

All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong.     

Henry David Thoreau

Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it to the test of fighting.     

Henry Louis Mencken

Voting is easy and marginally useful, but it is a poor substitute for democracy, which requires direct action by concerned citizens.     

Howard Zinn

Get the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.     

Frank Dane

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.     

Jerry Garcia

The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all.     


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

It was great that anybody can take part in voting.     

Li Yuchun

The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen.     

Charles Lamb

Choosing how you vote should not be a snap verdict based on a few minutes of television.     

Simon Cowell

Choosing one's leaders is an affirmation that the person making the choice has inherent worth.     

Linda Chavez

Young people need to vote. They need to get out there. Every vote counts. Educate yourself too. Don't just vote. Know what you're voting for, and stand by that.     

Nikki Reed

I went to vote once, but I got too scared. I couldn't decide whom to vote for.     

Andy Warhol

The most powerful thing we own is our vote.     

Bev Perdue

With the right to vote, our choice should be for the Holy Spirit to lead us and guide us.     

Monica Johnson