Twelve Inspirational Voting Quotes For All Americans

Martin Luther King Jr. Speaking

Twelve Inspirational Voting Quotes For All Americans

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No matter what you believe, each and every election is determined by the people who realize their collective power and exercise the right to vote. The following twelve quotes remind us of the importance of being an active part of the political system. Throughout recent history leaders no matter the political affiliation protect and encourage the act of voting.  Voting should never be a partisan issue. We should protect it, encourage it, and take every necessary step to ensure its accuracy, availability, and fairness.


1.     “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate


2.     “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States


3.     “The vote is precious. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democratic society, and we must use it.”

John Lewis, late civil rights activist and Member of the US House of Representatives


4.     “There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter. It all matters.”

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States


5.     “Casting a ballot isn’t just something you do for yourself — it’s for our collective future.”

Oprah Winfrey, Influencer, TV Producer, Actress, and Author


6.    “You’ve got to vote, vote, vote, vote. That’s it; that’s the way we move forward.”

Michelle Obama, Attorney and Former First Lady of the United States


7.    “The most important office, and the one which all of us can and should fill, is that of private citizen.”

Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice


8.     “Our political leaders will know our priorities only if we tell them, again and again, and if those priorities begin to show up in the polls.”

Peggy Noonan, Author


9.     “This process of election affords a moral certainty that the office of President will seldom fall to the lot of any man who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications.”

Alexander Hamilton, U.S. President


10.  “It’s not enough to just want change … You have to go and make change by voting.”

Taylor Swift, Singer and Artist


11. “Your voices are being heard and you’re proving to our ancestors that their struggles were not in vain. Now we have one more thing we need to do to walk in our true power, and that is to vote.” 

Beyoncé, Singer and Artist


12. “All of us may have been created equal. But we’ll never actually be equal until we all vote. So don’t wait.” 

Leonardo DiCaprio, Actor