"Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world."
- Sharon Salzberg
"I truly believe the only way we can create global peace is through not only educating our minds, but out hearts and souls."
"And now, the most painful realization of all - we have actual political elections that have turned into annoying circuses... That’s because the winner is determined too often by who has enough money to buy public relations, marketing and advertising."
- David Young
"My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters."
- Boris Johnson
"Half the American people never read a newspaper. Half never vote for President - the same half?"
- Gore Vidal
"The Chinese government wants me to say that for many centuries Tibet has been part of China. Even if I make that statement, many people would just laugh. And my statement will not change past history. History is history."
- Dalai Lama
"It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.
Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Mark T. Smith
"Qu'ils mangent de la brioche / Let them eat cake!"
- Attributed to Marie Antoinette
Maria Corte Maidagan
"No matter what name we give it or how we judge it, a candidate's character is central to political reporting because it is central to a citizen's decision in voting."
- Roger Mudd
"I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century."
- Hillary Clinton
"I'm not interested in censorship. I like the First Amendment very much."
- Henry Rollins
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself."
- Mark Twain
"The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not."
- Hillary Clinton
"I am a beneficiary of the American people's generosity, and I hope we can have comprehensive immigration legislation that allows this country to continue to be enriched by those who were not born here."
- Madeleine Albright
"Freedom is never given, it is earned."
- A. Philip Randolph
"War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules."
- Ross Perot
"Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues."
- Tony Snow
"If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu."
- Elizabeth Warren
"We have, I fear, confused power with greatness."
- Stewart Udall
"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
- Albert Einstein
"Many puppets in the show are handled by the same owner, and regardless of their different costumes and voices, their agenda is one and the same. The man with the most puppets in the show usually wins the audience.."
- Suzy Kassem
"The revolution is carried out by means of one's thought, not through one's family background."
- Kim Jong Il
"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses."
- Malcolm X
"Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. "
- Herbert Hoover
"The ballot is stronger than the bullet."
- Abraham Lincoln
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
- Martin Luther King Jr.
"War would end if the dead could return."
- Stanley Baldwin
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."