14 Quotes About Democracy That Will Make You Want to Get Out and Vote

Thought-provoking ideas from presidents, authors, activists, and everyone in between.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt on the power of a vote

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Alexander Woollcott on successful democracy

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Abraham Lincoln on elections

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Suzy Kassem on choosing great leaders

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Gore Vidal on being an informed voter

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Lyndon B. Johnson on injustice

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Richelle E. Goodrich on honoring sacrifice

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Larry Sabato on showing up

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Robert A. Heinlein on deciding whom to vote for

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Howard Zinn on the importance of protest

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Bayard Rustin on why democracy is both a means and an end

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Atifete Jahiaga on why being informed matters

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Kofi Annan on education and democracy

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John Quincy Adams on how to cast your vote

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