Voting might sound boring, complicated, and confusing. In some cases, it can even create fear and division. Those things, however, don’t mean that voting is an entirely bad thing. It’s actually the other way around.
Voting gives you power and allows your voice to be heard. It gives you the platform to stand up for your ideas and be proud of them. It shows that you care not just for the country but the people as well.
To encourage you to vote, here are some really motivating voting quotes you should check out.
Voting is a Constitutional right. Absent any evidence of fraud, all Americans have a protected right to vote, be they rich or poor, black, Hispanic or white, people who live in a big city or in remote rural areas. – Juan Williams
Young people need to vote. They need to get out there. Every vote counts. Educate yourself too. Don’t just vote. Know what you’re voting for, and stand by that. – Nikki Reed
If you look at their voting habits and their eating habits, you realize people are stupid. – RuPaul
Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Voting is how we participate in a civic society – be it for president, be it for a municipal election. It’s the way we teach our children – in school elections – how to be citizens, and the importance of their voice. – Loretta Lynch
Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process. – Hillary Clinton
Voting is our right, but it is also our responsibility because if we don’t take the next step and elect leaders who are committed to building a better future for our kids, other rights – our rights to clean air, clean water, health, and prosperity – are placed directly in harm’s way. – Tom Steyer
Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world. – Sharon Salzberg
The irony is that the people we tend to vote for actually look down on voters and voting. That’s just idiotic, right? That’s like a snake eating its own tail! A wolf in a trap gnawing off its own head to escape! – Steven Weber
Voting is a civic sacrament. – Theodore Hesburgh
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By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions. – Jens Stoltenberg
Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting. – Robert Frost
Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues. – Tony Snow
You’re not just voting for an individual, in my judgment, you’re voting for an agenda. You’re voting for a platform. You’re voting for a political philosophy. – Colin Powell
Of course voting is useful. But then again, I don’t put a big glow to it. Voting is about as essential as washing yourself. It’s something you’re supposed to do. Now, you can’t go around bragging, expecting to get props because you voted. That’s stupid. – Chuck D
I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country. – John Ensign
If you think you can slander a woman into loving you, or a man into voting for you, try it till you are satisfied. – Abraham Lincoln
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Remember, it is not about voting for the perfect candidate – there is no such thing. Presidents are human. – Michelle Obama
You must come out. Come out… to your parents… I know that it is hard and will hurt them, but think about how they will hurt you in the voting booth! – Harvey Milk
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Voting is like alchemy – taking an abstract value and breathing life into it. – Sharon Salzberg
Not voting is disrespecting the best of what this nation stands for. – Thomas Hauser
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