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Total Quotes : 94
Means Right Kind

The government, whether state or central, is elected. That means we have a responsibility to elect the right kind of leaders.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Politics Post

The President's post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Age Gracefully

I've elected to age gracefully.

- Alana Stewart

Bush Voted

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.

- Alec Baldwin

Want Country

You want to represent the country and you want elected officials that are representative of the country.

- Amy Klobuchar

Right Expect

When millions of Americans are tightening their belts, folks have the right to expect their elected officials to do the same.

- Ann Kirkpatrick

Would Rather

I would rather be respected than elected.

- Charles Edison

Congress Frank

One of the first members of Congress I met when I was first elected in 2008 was Barney Frank.

- Chellie Pingree

End Act

The people elected us to end the talk and to act decisively.

- Chris Christie

United States Lot

The bottom line is, there have been a lot of nuts elected to the United States Senate.

- Chuck Grassley

Everybody Get

Nowadays, politically, everybody is promising everything. That's the only way you can get elected.

- Clint Eastwood

Very Getting

Getting elected as a Republican in Massachusetts is very, very different from being elected as a Republican in New Hampshire.

- Corey Lewandowski

See Hoping

What I'm hoping to do is see Democrats get elected. That's what I'm trying to contribute to.

- Dannel Malloy

Would Rather

I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog.

- Davy Crockett

Million Lot

There aren't a whole lot of people out of 300 million who could elected to the Congress.

- Jim Moran

Accountable How

People should hold elected officials accountable for how they vote. Period.

- Jimmy Gomez

Me Means

To me, 'the establishment' means people who are out of touch with the people they're elected to represent.

- Jimmy Gomez

Constitution Doing

I'm the elected sheriff, and I'm going to keep doing what the Constitution says I can do.

- Joe Arpaio

Sheriff Am

I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government.

- Joe Arpaio

Society Fellow

In 1995, I was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

- John E. Walker

Future District

I was elected to represent my district, not to predict the future.

- John Fleming

Better Away

Montanans elected me to the Senate to do away with shady backroom deals and to make government work better.

- Jon Tester

Been Ever

I was the only Jew who'd ever been elected, and I don't know when there'll be another.

- Joseph Wapner


As taxpayers, we pay our elected officials to serve the people and protect our state and our interests.

- Barbara Ann Radnofsky

Re-Elected Unless

What is the use of being elected or re-elected, unless you stand for something?

- Grover Cleveland

George Washington

When George Washington was elected president, there was no national vote.

- Ben Nelson

Smiling Trump

It wasn't the smiling Trump that people elected. It was the frowning, glowering, angry Donald Trump that people elected.

- H. W. Brands

Been Obama

I voted for Obama and I was delighted that he's been elected.

- Bill Ayers

Palestine Hamas

Those who elected Hamas in Palestine did so on the basis of its political platform.

- Hassan Nasrallah

Country Over

Young people are being elected for School Boards all over the country.

- Birch Bayh

Democrats Radical

Obliging elected Democrats willingly pander to the radical lefties who elevated them to their throne.

- Bob Beauprez

Which Attending

The citizens must be certain that the governor is attending to the duties for which he was elected.

- Bob McDonnell

Over Ever

No president has ever been elected with unemployment over 8 percent.

- Bob McDonnell

Government Paris

The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy. The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.

- C. L. R. James

Get Statesman

To be a statesman, you must first get elected.

- J. William Fulbright

New Take

In 2005 in Iraq, the constitution was written. A new government was elected. That government was trying to take office in 2006.

- Jack Keane

Future Assembly

We believe that an Iraqi founding national assembly, freely elected, must decide the future of Iraq.

- Jalal Talabani


As candidates and elected officials, we have an obligation to be honest.

- Cary Kennedy

Appointed Prohibit

Manufactured scandals prohibit public servants from doing the job they were elected or appointed to do.

- Charles B. Rangel

Seat District

When you nominate for a seat, the expectation is that you serve that district and serve that seat if you are elected.

- Denis Napthine

More Than

Elected office holds more perks than Elvis' nightstand.

- Dennis Miller

Love Karl

I love Karl Rove. He elected Bush.

- Dick Morris

Democrats Unless

Democrats can't get elected unless things get worse - and things won't get worse unless they get elected.

- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Law Before

I followed the law. Before God, before the law, before the people of the state of Florida who elected me, I know that I followed the law.

- Katherine Harris

Head Locally

You have a responsibility as a locally elected deputy, but you also have a responsibility as the head of government.

- Enda Kenny

More Ultimate

You can't get more appreciation than that, to be elected by the fans. That's the ultimate, really.

- Eric Davis

Tea Govern

The thing that Tea Parties have to understand, you can't govern if you don't get elected.

- Kenneth Langone

High Prime

It is a high honour to be elected Prime Minister of Australia.

- Kevin Rudd

Government Nation

I believe transparency in government is key to restoring our nation's faith in its elected leaders.

- Kirsten Gillibrand

Servant Public

The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person - her husband.

- Lady Bird Johnson

Composition Than

The composition of the primary is so different than when I was first elected governor in 1978.

- Lamar Alexander

Get Side

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

- Frank Dane

Social Arbiter

The Supreme Court is not elected, and it is therefore not a proper arbiter of social policy.

- Lamar S. Smith

Election Same

I was elected to the Diet in the same way as at every parliamentary election.

- Fritz Sauckel

Citizen Socialist

The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government.

- Fritz Sauckel

Southern Times

I was elected six times to represent southern Arizona, in the State Legislature and then in Congress.

- Gabrielle Giffords

Woman Will

A woman will be elected President before Wade Boggs is called out on strikes. I guarantee that.

- George Brett

Bad Officials

Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.

- George Jean Nathan

Nature Politics

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.

- George MacDonald

Trial Lawyer Trial

I was a trial lawyer when I was elected to Congress.

- Geraldine Ferraro

Congress Lot

A lot of people get elected to Congress, and sometimes a part of their pledge is a term-limit pledge. There's no accountability.

- Phil Gingrey

End Must

Senators, in the end, must be elected.

- Terry Sanford

Government More

I got elected to run the government more efficiently, lower taxes.

- Phil Roe

Zimbabwe Properly

The people of Zimbabwe have a responsibility to ensure that the government that they elected behaves properly.

- Thabo Mbeki

Finger Official

I'm not an elected official who puts a finger in the wind to see what the majority thinks; I represent women, whether they're popular or not.

- Gloria Allred

Fired Easiest

Fulfilling your promises is the easiest way to get elected, and breaking your promises is the easiest way to get fired.

- Thom Tillis

College Members

Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but by 538 members of the Electoral College.

- Thomas E. Mann

Voice Will

I promise that as a president elected in a direct popular vote, I will try to be the voice of all citizens.

- Milos Zeman

Humble Vineyard

The cardinals have elected me, a simple, humble worker in the Lord's vineyard.

- Pope Benedict XVI

More Should

We should all laugh more at our elected officials - it's good for us and good for them.

- Molly Ivins

Avoid District

I wasn't elected to avoid conflict. I was elected to represent the people of the 2nd District.

- Tim Griffin

Been Defying

Rarely have elected leaders been so intent on defying the public will.

- Scott Brown

Were Glad

I'm glad that Singaporeans were receptive to my message and have elected me to serve as their president.

- Tony Tan

Helping Sure

I want to make sure we have elected people constantly looking at helping the African-American community.

- Mark Kirk

Me Homosexuality

If I was elected God for a day, homosexuality wouldn't be permitted, but nobody's electing me God.

- Mark Neumann

I Am Dogs

I am elected by the people of Bucharest, not the dogs.

- Traian Basescu

Politics Framework

We have elected to put our money and faith in a mathematical framework that is free of politics and human error.

- Tyler Winklevoss

College Appointed

In 1948 I was appointed to a Lectureship in Physics and in 1949 elected to a Fellowship at Trinity College.

- Martin Ryle


A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.

- Spiro T. Agnew

Deserve Voters

The voters of Colorado deserve honest, straight-talking elected officials.

- Victor Mitchell

George W. Bush

If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.

- Robert Altman

Know Taught

You know, we're taught that in a democracy power comes from being elected.

- Robert Caro

Society Barack

When Barack Obama was elected, it immediately brought out all the differences in society.

- Wadada Leo Smith

Win Will

If elected, I will win.

- Pat Paulsen

Interest Public

We have a responsibility as elected officials to do good public policy in the best interest of all the people.

- Maxine Waters

Never Could

I could never be elected.

- Roger Ailes

Chance Anybody

Listen, we elected Warren G. Harding. Anybody has a chance.

- Roger Ailes

Give Will

Maoists want a directly elected president, but this will give birth to an autocrat.

- Sushil Koirala

Me Smith

Well it's not a matter for me to say what Llew Smith can or cannot do, he's an elected Member of Parliament.

- Ron Davies

Politics Will

If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.

- William Tecumseh Sherman

Enthusiasm Opposed

Western enthusiasm for democracy stops when those opposed to its policies are elected to office.

- Tariq Ali

Blunt Ever

I was the first Blunt ever elected to anything.

- Roy Blunt

Government Expect

We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected.

- Roy Jenkins

Here Vice

Here in Brazil, the president and the vice president are elected together.

- Michel Temer