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1. "I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate."
Author: Adam Rickitt
2. "People who assume I want to run for elected office may be dealing from a bad assumption."
Author: Andrew Cuomo
3. "Once you have selected a sport or a creative activity, the rules are pretty much the same."
Author: Bill Toomey
4. "Young people are being elected for School Boards all over the country."
Author: Birch Bayh
5. "It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and tell you that if you elect me you will have elected a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group."
Author: Charles Edison
6. "Do you wonder that I avow this to you? Know, that in the course of your future life you will often find yourself elected the involuntary confidant of your acquaintances' secrets: people will instinctively find out, as I have done, that it is not your forte to tell of yourself, but to listen while others talk of themselves; they will feel, too, that you listen with no malevolent scorn of their indiscretion, but with a kind of innate sympathy; not the less comforting and encouraging because it is very unobtrusive in its manifestations.""How do you know? -- how can you guess all this, sir?""I know it well; therefore I proceed almost as freely as if I were writing my thoughts in a diary."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
7. "My favorite time in the cycles of public life is the time when the Pope is dead and they haven't elected a new one. There's no one in the world who is infallible for those weeks. And you know, I don't miss it."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
8. "I didn't run for student council president. I don't see myself in any way in elected office. I love policy. I'm not particularly fond of politics."
Author: Condoleezza Rice
9. "My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs."
Author: Erika Slezak
10. "During a political campaign everyone is concerned with what a candidate will do on this or that question if he is elected except the candidate; he's too busy wondering what he'll do if he isn't elected."
Author: Everett Dirksen
11. "A woman will be elected President before Wade Boggs is called out on strikes. I guarantee that."
Author: George Brett
12. "When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack."
Author: Gwen Moore
13. "Those who elected Hamas in Palestine did so on the basis of its political platform."
Author: Hassan Nasrallah
14. "Mr. Lincoln is already defeated. He cannot be re-elected."
Author: Horace Greeley
15. "We don't have a state, neither in Gaza nor in the West Bank. Gaza is under siege and the West Bank is occupied. What we have in the Gaza Strip is not a state, but rather a regime of an elected government. A Palestinian state will not be created at this time except in the territories of 1967."
Author: Ismail Haniyeh
16. "Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I can to assist the city's efforts."
Author: J. D. Hayworth
17. "As Plotinus tells us, we elected the body, the parents, the place, and the circumstances that suited the soul and that, as the myth says, belongs to its necessity."
Author: James Hillman
18. "Marriage has been defined by every legislature that has ever sat in the United States from every State, now 50 States, the same way, but now we have unelected judges altering and changing that fundamental institution."
Author: Jeff Sessions
19. "I love this company. I don't know how it was selected. It's a bunch of machers. They mean business."
Author: Jeffrey Tambor
20. "I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government."
Author: Joe Arpaio
21. "In response to my question about how we might rein in the empire, he said, "That's why I'm meeting with you. Only you in the United States can change it. Your government created this problem and your people must solve it. You've got to insist that Washington honor its commitment to democracy, even when deomcratically elected leaders nationalize your corrupting corporations. You must take control of your corporations and your government. The people of the United States have a great deal of power. You need to come to grips with this. There's no alternative. We in Brazil have our hands tied. So do the Venezeulans. And the Nigerians. It's up to you."
Author: John Perkins
22. "We seem to feel as though the life our children have -- that we have built for them -- is just a delicate house of cards, held together by the most intricate balancing of all its carefully selected components, and that the slightest shock, the slightest jar to all our perfect orchestration, will bring the whole edifice crashing down."
Author: Judith Warner
23. "You know, I went to Oberlin. At that time, grades were - you elected to have them or not. It was all of that era where grades were out the window. But I did very well in school. I didn't really study the arts; I practiced the arts."
Author: Julie Taymor
24. "Too few of us from the Black Power generation and the movements to take power in cities through the election of black elected officials have told our story. Hence there is very little understanding of the agenda for change we outlined for black people and America in the 1960s and early 1970s. We wanted self-determination, and end to racism, and economic security. It is an agenda that was never fulfilled, and hence the title of my book, Unfinished Agenda."
Author: Junius Williams
25. "Being selected Most Improved was a special individual award because when I speak to young people I always try to tell them the importance about it's not where you start but where you end up."
Author: Kevin Johnson
26. "I conclude where I began, I was elected by the people of Australia to do a job. I was not elected by the factional leaders of Australia, of the Australian Labor Party to do a job - though they may be seeking to do a job on me, that's a separate matter. The challenge therefore is to honour the mandate given to me by the Australian people."
Author: Kevin Rudd
27. "He reaches over for my hand. Holds it there, on my leg. My heart skips a beat, and I gave his hand a little squeeze as I put all of my carefully selected words away."
Author: Lisa Schroeder
28. "I stood for parliament with the amazing support and help of my ex-husband, but it's not something that was handed to me like a peerage. I worked hard and was elected. So my achievements, such as they are, are my own."
Author: Louise Mensch
29. "His sisters -- my aunts -- did not go to school at all, just like millions of girls in my country. Education had been a great gift for him. He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan's problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected. He believed schooling should be available for all, rich and poor, boys and girls. The school that my father dreamed of would have desks and a library, computers, bright posters on the walls and, most important, washrooms."
Author: Malala Yousafzai
30. "As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament."
Author: Mario Monti
31. "If I was elected God for a day, homosexuality wouldn't be permitted, but nobody's electing me God."
Author: Mark Neumann
32. "In 2008, America elected a man with no "hands-on experience" of anything who promptly cocooned himself within a circle of advisors with less experience of business, of the private sector, of doing than any previous administration in American history. You want "change," so you vote for a bunch of guys who've never done nuthin' but sit around talking?"
Author: Mark Steyn
33. "I've run for office, and I've stood on street corners, while people walked by me and didn't want to talk to me, and did not think I was a credible candidate. And then four years later, I was nearly elected mayor of San Francisco, so I know what it takes."
Author: Matt Gonzalez
34. "We were elected in a wave because the people in America, if they had a single issue that troubled them the most, it was that health care vote."
Author: Nan Hayworth
35. "At last, someone came to tell me I'd been selected as commissioner, which gave rise to the line that I took the job with clean hands. I was then taken downstairs to a press conference, and the reporters were as surprised as I was."
Author: Pete Rozelle
36. "In Europe first and now in America, elected men have taken it upon themselves to indebt their people to create an atmosphere of dependency. And why? For their own selfish need to increase their own personal power."
Author: Pope Francis
37. "This won't stop her from getting elected...Stupider people get elected all the time. It's America. We love the sleazy. And the crazy."
Author: Rachel Caine
38. "But I have come to believe that virtue isn't a condition of character. It's an elected action. Its a choice we keep making over and over hoping that someday we'll create a habit so strong it will carry us through our bouts of pettiness and meanness."
Author: Rhoda Janzen
39. "Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs."
Author: Ron D. Burton
40. "Rarely have elected leaders been so intent on defying the public will."
Author: Scott Brown
41. "I was keenly conscious of the comrades-in-arms who had fallen with me. A bond surpassing by a hundredfold that which I had known in life bound me to them. I felt a sense of inexpressible relief and realized that I had feared, more than death, separation from them. I apprehended that excruciating war survivor's torment, the sense of isolation and self-betrayal experienced by those who had elected to cling yet to breath when their comrades had let loose their grip."
Author: Steven Pressfield
42. "Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative."
Author: Stockwell Day
43. "Men who look upon themselves born to reign, and others to obey, soon grow insolent; selected from the rest of mankind their minds are early poisoned by importance; and the world they act in differs so materially from the world at large, that they have but little opportunity of knowing its true interests, and when they succeed to the government are frequently the most ignorant and unfit of any throughout the dominions."
Author: Thomas Paine
44. "In a democracy, someone who fails to get elected to office can always console himself with the thought that there was something not quite fair about it."
Author: Thucydides
45. "I am elected by the people of Bucharest, not the dogs."
Author: Traian Basescu
46. "If a woman were elected president, would our nation expect her husband to be the official White House host?"
Author: Venita Ellick
47. "I think back a little bit when President Bush was elected President and what kind of economy he inherited from the Clinton administration. The economy was going down. It was not doing well."
Author: Wayne Allard
48. "I am running for my Senate district in 2014 and looking forward hopefully to earning the confidence of my community once again and being reelected for that seat."
Author: Wendy Davis
49. "In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America."
Author: William L. Jenkins
50. "I was a freshman in college in 1980, the year that Reagan was elected, and I went around badgering people to vote for him."
Author: Woody Harrelson

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