You don't have to fool all the people all of the time; you just have to fool enough to get elected.
We have a presidential election coming up. And I think the big problem, of course, is that someone will win.
You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.
Get the fools on your side, and you can be elected to anything.
The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you from across the street.
I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.
-John F. Kennedy
If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
In politics, women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.
-Clare Booth Luce
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
-Richard M. Nixon
The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned with it.
-George Bernard Shaw
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.