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1. "I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is."
Author: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
2. "She is the swelling sail, trim rigging and bust sunlit deck of our matrimonial yacht. I am the low hull, with the invisible ballast and keel."
Author: Alasdair Gray
3. "He is like a superhero, practicing living a normal life before starting his career as a defender of libraries, books, and the all-important art of reading. When elections come, and the town realizes the threat it is facing, he will fight for what is good and right in the world, and protect us from disaster."
Author: Alice Ozma
4. "Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
5. "The last two elections were stolen. They were stolen and so we will not rest until we reclaim our democracy and this is what today is all about."
Author: Barbara Lee
6. "Growing up in politics I know that women decide all elections because we do all the work."
Author: Caroline Kennedy
7. "In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani."
Author: Conan O'Brien
8. "Organising free and fair elections is more important than the result itself."
Author: Fatos Nano
9. "Elections in India are not contests between personalities. They are ultimately battles involving political parties; promises and pledges that political parties make; the vision and programmes that political parties bring to the table. So although, Modi's style is 'I, me, myself,' I don't think 2014 elections as a Modi versus Rahul contest."
Author: Jairam Ramesh
10. "Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments."
Author: James A. Leach
11. "As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook."
Author: Jennifer Dunn
12. "The elections in Iraq are a victory for freedom and the Iraqi people, and a blow to the transnational network of terrorists who have tried to prevent this day from happening."
Author: Jim Talent
13. "In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death."
Author: John Linder
14. "To the contrary, I think we bent over backwards to press for elections and for democratic reform."
Author: John Negroponte
15. "To see a thing one has to comprehend it. An armchair presupposes the human body, its joints and limbs; a pair of scissors, the act of cutting. What can be said of a lamp or a car? The savage cannot comprehend the missionary's Bible; the passenger does not see the same rigging as the sailors. If we really saw the world, maybe we would understand it."
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
16. "Some of the immediate causes of Jack Abramoff's troubles were some Indian elections that went bad for him."
Author: Joshua Micah Marshall
17. "We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured."
Author: Marcy Kaptur
18. "One of the great cliches of campaign journalism is the notion that American elections have long since ceased to be about issues and ideas."
Author: Matt Taibbi
19. "It is certainly not unrealistic to think we could have elections by mid-year 2004 and when a sovereign government is installed - my job here will be done."
Author: Paul Bremer
20. "Nevertheless, I don't hesitate to say that elections in Germany are decided in the center, not on the fringes and not in the accumulation of minority interests."
Author: Peer Steinbruck
21. "The 'democracy gap' in our politics and elections spells a deep sense of powerlessness by people who drop out, do not vote, or listlessly vote for the 'least worst' every four years and then wonder why after every cycle the 'least worst' gets worse."
Author: Ralph Nader
22. "Today's news consists of aggregates of fragments. Anyone who has taken part in any event that has subsequently appeared in the news is aware of the gross disparity between the actual and the reported events. We also learn frequently of prefabricated and prevaricated evens of a complex nature purportedly undertaken for the purposes wither of suppressing or rigging the news, which in turn perverts humanity's tactical information resources. All history becomes suspect. Probably our most polluted resource is the tactical information to which humanity spontaneously reflexes."
Author: Richard Buckminster Fuller
23. "That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence."
Author: Stephen Hadley
24. "Lebanon is restless, Syria got its walking papers, Egypt is scheduling elections with more than one candidate, and even Saudi Arabia, whose rulers are perhaps more terrified of women than rulers anywhere else in the world, allowed limited municipal elections."
Author: Suzanne Fields
25. "With a clamor of bells that set the swallows soaring, the Festival of Summer came to the city. Omelas, bright-towered by the sea. The rigging of the boats in harbor sparkled with flags. In the streets between houses with red roofs and painted walls, between old moss-grown gardens and under avenues of trees, past great parks and public buildings, processions moved. Some were decorous: old people in long stiff robes of mauve and grey, grave master workmen, quiet, merry women carrying their babies and chatting as they walked. In other streets the music beat faster, a shimmering of gong and tambourine, and the people went dancing, the procession was a dance."
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

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