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Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.
I never could get on with representative individuals but people who existed on their own account and with whom it might therefore be possible to be friends.
E. M. Forster
In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what's going on, but it's representative.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.
It's really easy to fall for someone on-set, but in the end you know, it's a representative and it's not really them.
There is not Communism or Marxism, but representative democracy and social justice in a well-planned economy.
I'm the audience's representative on earth.
As a man, I've been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents.
The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers, its poets and its artists.
The muscular, athletic type is not representative of the human race, who are varied in their physique.
Creativity itself doesn't care at all about results - the only thing it craves is the process. Learn to love the process and let whatever happens next happen, without fussing too much about it. Work like a monk, or a mule, or some other representative metaphor for diligence. Love the work. Destiny will do what it wants with you, regardless.
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.
If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it.
S. I. Hayakawa
But look, I was born in 1956, the peak year for births in US history. I think I'm very representative of many of the thought processes my generation have been through and, by and large, people of my age have had their imprint planted on the consciousness of western society for a long time.
Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan: representative democracy.
In my case, the body of work stands for itself... I think my work has been representative of me as a man.
If you aren't taking a representative sample, you won't get a representative snapshot.
Well, if you're looking for me to lead a normal representative life, well good luck finding a foreign secretary who'd be like that - totally dependant on the political system and has never earned any money. Then you'll get the politicians you deserve.
I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.
Lester B. Pearson
We need someone who is a strong representative of our value system.
A representative is free delivery; she's a personal beauty consultant. Some people want that high touch.
The functions of these elders, therefore, determine the power of the people; for a representative is one chosen by others to do in their name what they are entitled to do in their own persons; or rather to exercise the powers which radically inhere in those for whom they act.
This synchronous action then will be the Subject, which is the representative harmony.
The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class.
The big secret to winning elections is to get more votes than your opponent. My friend Representative Robin Hayes is a good example to study.
We also never undercut representatives' prices. A representative will always be able to sell the discounts in our core business, which are not offered at retail. So it's never more advantageous to buy there.
The president felt that it was important to send an ordinary citizen to experience the excitement of space travel as a representative for all Americans.
Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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