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Kenya Election Quotes

Kenya Election Quotes. A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Kenya Election Quotes

A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

“When one with honeyed words but evil mind Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.”

“Don’t blow off another’s candle for it won’t make yours shine brighter.”

Kenya Election Quotes. “In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.”
Kenya Election Quotes

“In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.”

“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.”

“When widely followed public figures feel free to say anything, without any fact-checking, it becomes impossible for a democracy to think intelligently about big issues.”

“Voting is not a right. It is a method used to determine which politician was most able to brainwash you.”

“But people love a hypocrite, you know——they recognize one of their own, and it always feels so good when someone gets caught with his pants down and his dick up and it isn’t you.”

“The President has to take all sorts of abuse from liars and demagogues.… The people can never understand why the President does not use his supposedly great power to make them behave. Well, all the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.”

…they say if you don’t vote, you get the government you deserve, and if you do, you never get the results you expected.”

“Dictators are not in the business of allowing elections that could remove them from their thrones.”

“Political impotence is finished. Today is the beginning of the orgasm. All the people, I promise you, will feel the orgasm of next year’s presidential election.”

“The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions.”

“Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren’t civil war, they are democracy at work, and that’s beautiful.”

“The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.”

“The real purpose of the opposition is to minimize the amount of money the ruling party will have stolen from the people at the end of its term.”

“Politics: the art of using euphemisms, lies, emotionalism and fear-mongering to dupe average people into accepting–or even demanding–their own enslavement.”

“Authority confined in you does not make you a leader. It is the authority created by you that makes you influence people with your purpose.”

“Politics doesn’t mean playing deceitful and trickery games against the people, it means playing resourceful and organized games for the people.”

“Young people today seem to be coming around to the idea it really doesn’t matter which politician or political party you vote for; and they’re catching on that it doesn’t even matter if you don’t vote because they have realized modern elections are just a way for the 1% to appease the 99% – a way to keep the masses in line by making them believe they’ve had their say, thereby perpetuating the lie that democracy continues.”

“The difference between undemocratic and democratic elections is that in the first case wins the most powerful dictator, but in the second case the most capable liar.”

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta is the only Kenyan president who didn’t blame the previous president for his present troubles.

A Kenyan citizen will cross the street to fight for democracy, but won’t cross the same street to vote in a national election,”

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics, doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”

“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”

“Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good. ‘This is but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.”

“We should all do something to right the wrongs that we see and not just complain about them.”

“The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end, the people must choose and the people must help themselves.”

“Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.”

“The probability that we might fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.”

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision if they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”