Quotes of VOTES

  1. Well, there are certain words and emotions I don't want kids hearing, and I'm not changing because they think it's going to sell better. This is going to sound horrible, but I got 12 million votes doing what I did. – Clay Aiken
  2. I don't doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore. – Pat Buchanan
  3. What people fail to appreciate is that the currency of corruption in elective office is, not money, but votes – James L. Buckley
  4. When George Bush asked me to sign on, it obviously wasn't because he was worried about carrying Wyoming. We got 70 percent of the vote in Wyoming, although those three electoral votes turned out to be pretty important last time around. – Dick Cheney
  5. Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes – David Herbert Donald
  6. The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000, even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore. It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that's when I really started paying attention. – Mark Edwards
  7. We had prepared, my staff had prepared for me a whole dossier on virtually- on George Bush on his votes on his records, what he had done over the past number of years in public service. – Geraldine Ferraro
  8. Giving votes in exchange for ideological support. To wit: identity politics for homosexuals. – Harry Hay
  9. The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation. – Ayatollah Khamenei
  10. What most people didn't realize in the Western countries is that here its not a question of having supporters, its a question of getting these votes to the polling stations. – Imran Khan
  11. The Congress has historically played covert communal politics in order to create what in India we call vote banks where you pit one community against another and so on in order to secure votes – Arundhati Roy
  12. The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal- that you can gather votes like box tops- is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process. – Adlai Stevenson
  13. Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes – Harold Washington
  14. I see a trend here where the President seems to think his job is to count votes and then try to make a deal That's what we in legislatures do. Mr. Obama's job is to travel the country, fight for the values that he cares about. – Anthony D. Weiner
  15. Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education. – Robert Charles Winthrop

Usage examples for VOTES

  1. It was at the moment that one of them had raised a despairing cry of " Votes for Women," and had received no support. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. At length the count was completed, and Wilbur, rising, announced it as follows: Whole number of votes – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. Again a great crowd had gathered around the town hall, again there was the excitement of counting votes and this time Paul, to his great delight, found himself Member for Brunford by a big majority. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  4. Now suppose the votes for two gentlemen are equal. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. And they want votes – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  6. The votes of the English Lords and Commons were treated with marked contempt. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  7. Every one has two votes which must be for two different representatives. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. The bill was lost by thirteen votes – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  9. We'll have votes now! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. Shall one hundred and twenty- seven thousand white people in New York cast but one vote in this House, and have none but one voice here, while the same number of white people in Mississippi have three votes and three voices? – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  11. Two defects were apparent in this constitution: the federal government had no authority to act directly upon individuals, and thus it had no coercive power; the equal number of votes allowed the members of the confederation in the federal council was a standing contradiction of the measure of contribution to the burdens of government. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  12. There was a Government and an Opposition, of course, only in the case of the former the " Ministers" were elected by the votes of the whole assembly, at the beginning of each session. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  13. No man votes because he is one of our best men. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  14. It was sustained only by a feeble majority of two votes on the motion for the adoption of the address to the governor- general. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  15. They are too fond of thinking that it is the chief function of the electors to pass votes of confidence in them. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  16. Ever since the end of the fifteenth century there existed, in almost all the larger territories of Germany, State representatives of the country, who voted the taxes, attaching conditions to such votes and also giving their opinion on the application of the taxes; in the sixteenth century they had attained to increased importance, as they superintended a provincial bank, which assisted the Government in raising money. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  17. So long as our government depends upon the votes of the people, just so long must there be a stirring need of men and women orators to teach the principles of government and to keep open to the light of truth the consciences of the thousands and millions whose votes will decide the welfare or the misfortune of our nation. – Increasing Personal Efficiency by Russell H. Conwell
  18. He had received nearly a thousand votes more than his opponent. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  19. And when the votes were counted it was found that the President was declared guilty. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. They had votes and if they chose to sell them for brandy that was their own affair. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul

Rhymes for VOTES