Election Day/Voting Quotes

"Voting is a civic sacrament."
- Theodore Hesburgh

"It's not the voting that's democracy; it the counting."
- Tom Stoppard

"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 as much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress or any President."
- Barbara Boxer

"Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be."
- Sydney J. Harris

"A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation."
- James Freeman Clarke

"How come we choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America?"
- Author Unknown

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

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