Quotations that match 'polls'.

A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls. Dan Quayle
[ Fewer Going Indication Low Polls Turnout Voter]
Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Actions Consequences Leaders Opinion Polls Public Responsible Running Their]
I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular. He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems. Donna Shalala
[ Admire Backed Been Big Bush Even Off Polls President Problems Security Showed Social Step Successful Take Think Though Tried Unpopular Up]
And on election night I'd go down to city hall in El Paso, Texas and cover the election. In those days, of course, we didn't have exit polls. You didn't know who had won the election until they actually counted the votes. I thought that was exciting too. Sam Donaldson
[ Actually City Counted Course Cover Days Down El Election Exciting Exit Go Had Hall Know Night Polls Texas Those Thought Too Until Votes Won]
Too many young musicians today want to win polls before they learn their instruments. Benny Goodman
[ Before Instruments Learn Many Musicians Polls Their Today Too Want Win Young]
In the polls, over 80% support the right to die and have done for the last 25 years. Even 80% of practising Catholics and Protestants support it, plus 76% of Church Times readers. Polly Toynbee
[ Catholics Church Die Done Even Last Over Plus Polls Practising Protestants Readers Right Support Times Years]
They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies. James L. Buckley
[ Based Cast Different Educated Face Interest Itself Lies May Polls Principled Public Quite Suggesting Then Understanding Votes Where Willing]
Sure, it is apparent that presidents are looking at polls, but they are also stepping up on issues. President Clinton stepped up on tobacco. He shaped the polls on the tobacco issue. Donna Shalala
[ Also Apparent Clinton Issue Issues Looking Polls President Presidents Shaped Stepped Stepping Sure Tobacco Up]
There is a garbage culture out there, where we pour garbage on people. Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say, do you smell anything? Bob Woodward
[ Anything Around Culture Garbage Out Poll Pollsters Pour Run Say Smell Take Then Where]
Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine likely directions and trends, but once taken, they belong to the past, requiring that new polls be taken. Alan Dundes
[ Belong Determine Directions Frequently Likely New Once Out Past Polls Requiring Taken Tease Trends Try]
If we ever get to the polls once, you will never get us home. Anna Howard Shaw
[ Ever Get Home Never Once Polls Us Will]
The winner of the elections which saw the participation of almsot 30 million people was the Iranian nation and the losers were those who tried to keep people away from the polls. Ayatollah Khamenei
[ Away Elections Iranian Keep Losers Million Nation Participation Polls Saw Those Tried Were Which Winner]
I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments. Bruce Babbitt
[ Advocate Back Country Creation Everglades Front Having Monuments Newspapers Opinion Over Page Parks Polls Protection Public Read Restoration Saying Step Supports Think Those]
Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing. J. B. Priestley
[ Children Digging Garden Growing How Opinion Polls Public Rather See Things Time Up]
Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes wherever the polls lead him, rather than leading the polls. Al Sharpton
[ Bill Clinton Goes Guy Him Kind Lead Leading Polls Rather Strikes Than Wherever]
On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader. They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation, traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day to get to their polling places. Mark Foley
[ Almost Constitutional Day Exercised February Foot Forms Get Haitians Hours Leader Line Million Other Places Polling Polls Right Select Standing Tap Their Transportation Traveling Went]
And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet. Joe Eszterhas
[ Afraid Around Cabinet Consensus Dynamics Executives Focus Give Group Groups Hollywood Inner Just Know Nothing Opinion Politics Polls Say Saying Script Sit Voice Waiting]
Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win. Dan Quayle
[ Build Forest Forests More Point Pollsters Probably Say Than Then Trees Trying Votes Will Win]
I'm not sure people are ever completely comfortable telling pollsters what they do and don't think. Diane Sawyer
[ Comfortable Completely Ever Pollsters Sure Telling Think]
In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy. Pat Boone
[ Any Certainly Democrats Done Fact Involved Know Least Liberal Media More Party Percent Philosophy Polls Research Statistically Their Working]
Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions. Robert. L. Ehrlich
[ Actions Instead Leaders Own Polls Sway Their Through Words]
I think these movies are as much for people of that time as for people who weren't born. For people who weren't born, they see how leaders must act under a crisis situation, not trying to be re-elected or not trying to check polls, that they go from their gut check. Kevin Costner
[ Act Born Check Crisis Go Gut How Leaders Movies Much Must Polls Re-Elected See Situation Their These Think Time Trying Under Weren]
According to various polls conducted, the single most important issue in last week's election was not the Iraq War, not the War on Terror, not even the economy. It was the cultural war. John Doolittle
[ According Conducted Cultural Economy Election Even Important Iraq Issue Last Most Polls Single Terror Various War Week]
Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously. William Odom
[ Iraqis Leave Majority Over Polls Recent Second Show Us Want]
The polls indicated that I was feisty, that I was tough, that I had a sense of humor, but they weren't quite sure if they liked me and they didn't know whether or not that I was sensitive. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Feisty Had Humor Indicated Know Liked Polls Quite Sense Sensitive Sure Tough Weren Whether]
Journalists should denounce government by public opinion polls. Dan Rather
[ Denounce Government Journalists Opinion Polls Public Should]
Polls that have been taken by kindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers indicate that 30 percent of the kids have been deprived in some way so that they are physically unable to keep up with the class. C. Everett Koop
[ Been Class Deprived Indicate Keep Kids Kindergarten Percent Physically Polls Some Taken Teachers Unable Up Way]
I'm very happy with the way I look. I wake up some morning, catch myself in the bathroom mirror, and go, 'hey girl, you're alright'. But on the other hand, I find the website stuff, and the polls, something completely removed from my own personal life. You can't take anything like that too seriously, otherwise you'd end up in the loony bin. Cameron Diaz
[ Alright Anything Bathroom Bin Catch Completely End Find Girl Go Hand Happy Hey Life Look Loony Mirror Morning Myself Other Otherwise Own Personal Polls Removed Seriously Some Something Stuff Take Too Up Very Wake Way Web]
Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents. Mel Martinez
[ Constituents Driven Florida Martinez Million Needs Polls Senator State]
I always lose the election in the polls, and I always win it on election day. Benjamin Netanyahu
[ Always Day Election Lose Polls Win]
These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls. Jacques Delors
[ Between Days Enough Groups Guided Individual Leaders Often Opinion Political Polls Result State Such These Unduly]
Don't worry about polls, but if you do, don't admit it. Rosalynn Carter
[ Admit Polls Worry]
My job as a pollster is to understand what really matters. Frank Luntz
[ Job Matters Really Understand]
Look at Iraq; look at Afghanistan, where at great personal physical risk people have gone to the polls and have rejected the appeal from Bin Laden and his allies to stay at home. Gijs de Vries
[ Afghanistan Allies Appeal Bin Gone Great His Home Iraq Laden Look Personal Physical Polls Rejected Risk Stay Where]
Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier. Marty Meehan
[ Department Iraqis Occupier Our Own Percent Polls Say State States United Unpopular View]
Despite the administration's long public information campaign, for many months polls have consistently indicated only 37 percent of those eligible for Medicare say they only partially understand the program. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Administration Campaign Consistently Despite Eligible Indicated Information Long Many Medicare Months Only Partially Percent Polls Program Public Say Those Understand]
In spite of the polls, the fact is that American Muslims are very happy and they thrive in this country. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ American Country Fact Happy Muslims Polls Spite Thrive Very]
And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating. Jim Bolger
[ Beliefs Delivery Garner Ideas Improve More Policy Polls Pressure Principle Put Rolling Support Sustain Their Them Think Whatever]
Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right? Robert Orben Politics
[ Elections Ever Feeling Find Get Only Out Polls Reason Right Were]
If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign. George W. Bush
[ Campaign Come Cynicism Join Politics Polls Principles Sick Tired]
Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words "gay marriage" are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it. Dick Morris
[ Against Americans Break Civil Evenly Gay Marriage Polls Presented Show Split Unions Words]
I have this to say to the people: go the polls and vote for the candidate of your choice... This is your responsibility; do not neglect it. Hosni Mubarak
[ Candidate Choice Go Neglect Polls Responsibility Say Vote Your]
Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful. Bill Frist
[ Ago Congratulate Courage Defied Determine Elections Future Iraqi Iraqis Just Making Millions Own Polls Shown Successful Terrorists Their These Threats Two Weeks Went]
This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion. Stephen Harper
[ Any Based Focus Groups Opinion Other Party Polls Position Public Shows Stand Surveys Take Vagaries Will]
While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them. Paul Bremer
[ Because Coalition Exactly Fact Free Freed Good Hard How Iraqis Know Majority Matter Measure Opinion Pleased Polling Polls Prefer Public Really Seen Them Vast Very While]
I think we have a fascinating new and quite dominant input into politics - and it wont go away. From time to time, people articulate a view that we should ban opinion polls, but that's nonsense. Jim Bolger
[ Articulate Away Ban Dominant Fascinating Go Input Into New Nonsense Opinion Politics Polls Quite Should Think Time View Wont]
The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves. David Axelrod
[ Ability American Basic Building Care College Country Educate Fact Future Health Homes Job Jobs Keep Kids Life Middle-Class Our Own Pillars Polls Right Send Stay Stronger Take Their Themselves These Things Will Worrying]
According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave. John Conyers
[ According Asked Believe Even Government Intention Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Large Leave Majority Military Opinion Polls Recent Stay Would]
If they're willing to stand at polls for countless hours in the rain, as many did, then I should surely stand up for them here in the halls of Congress. Stephanie Tubbs Jones
[ Congress Countless Did Halls Here Hours Many Polls Rain Should Stand Surely Them Then Up Willing]
Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years. John M. McHugh
[ Election First Free Iraqi Last Month More Polls Than Their Voting Went Years]
The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt's 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls. John T. Flynn
[ Active Campaign Dollars Group Half Him Immense Labor Large Million Part Played Polls Provided Put Roosevelt Sweeping Up Victory Won Workers]
Squabbling in public will eventually ruin football; there's no doubt it's hurting us already. Polls taken by Louis Harris - polls as valid as any political polls - indicate that very clearly. Pete Rozelle
[ Already Any Clearly Doubt Eventually Football Harris Hurting Indicate Louis Political Polls Public Ruin Taken Us Valid Very Will]
On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home. Florence Kelley
[ Abroad Awarded Brothers Cut Defend Hand Her Heritage Home Interests Off Other Polls Power Protection She Sisters Such]
I haven't trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I've never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex. Erma Bombeck
[ Affairs During Give Had Haven Hour Life Lunch Met Never Polls Read Sex Since Their Trusted Up Woman Women Would]