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Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country.
The president has declared that the debate over government-controlled health care is over. That will come as news to the millions of Americans who will elect Mitt Romney so we can repeal Obamacare.
I believe we will elect a new President in 2012.
We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country.
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Let's stand up. Let's speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans.
There's an assault on human sexuality, as Judge Scalia said, they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy, the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.
America may be in a dour condition, but it is not going to elect a dour president.
Given the daunting challenges that we face, it's important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one.
Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
I think it's unfortunate that there exists only one path in America to complete social legitimacy, and that is marriage. I think, for instance, that it would be far easier for Americans to elect a black president or a female president than an unmarried president.
In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations.
But no, I'm not political. My obligation is to pull the lever and elect somebody who's going to make life a little better for everybody, especially those who don't have as much good fortune as others.
At every election, my vote goes to the candidate less likely to declare war. You're dropping hugely expensive pieces of exploding metal on a population. America deserves the president it gets, whether the country votes for them or allows their vote to be stolen, and the least we can do is to elect someone who won't do that to other people.
Do we elect a man because of what he stands for, because of where he stands on the issues, because how he makes the nation feel?
For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.
Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.
You know, in Saudi Arabia, there is a body of 40 people - 34 people exactly, that once the succession comes, they will meet and they will elect a king in there.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don't advise me to leave, and don't add insult to injury by telling me it's for my own good; of that I am to be the judge.
If the most liberal man that's ever been in office can get elected when 20 percent of the population identifies as liberal then I think we can elect a conservative when 40 percent of the population identifies themselves as conservative.
We're not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth - not most days, but every day.
Well, if Democratic members in the House elect Nancy Pelosi as their leader, it's almost as if they just didn't get the message from the voters this election. I mean, the voters outright rejected the agenda that she's been about. And here they're going to put her back in charge.
The salvation of the elect was as certain before His advent, though accomplished by it, as afterwards.
John Nelson Darby
Things are not getting better. They are getting worse. We need to elect Mitt Romney to turn things around.
I guess the President says the majority of the people didn't elect him, he doesn't have to listen to 'em anyway.
The best thing going for us is Al Gore. I cannot conceive how the American people could elect him. On the other hand, I couldn't conceive how they could elect a Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton - especially Clinton in '96.
I never thought Oregon would elect to the U.S. Senate a Mormon, but it did.
You remember had this gigantic clock in the arena showing the size of the national debt. And Paul told America, if you elect Republicans, we can fix that. But, if Paul Ryan was being honest, he would've pointed to the debt clock and said, we built that.
Chris Van Hollen
You may take great comfort from the fact that suffering inwardly for the sake of truth proves abundantly that one loves it and marks one out as being of the elect.
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