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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1898
AUTHOR:Ambrose Gwinett Bierce (1842–c. 1914)
QUOTATION:VOTE, n. The instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
ATTRIBUTION:AMBROSE BIERCE, The Devil’s Dictionary, p. 359 (1948). Originally published in 1906 as The Cynic’s Word Book.
SUBJECTS:Voters and voting
 
 
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