Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Congress

Congress

  1. A meeting of individuals, whether friendly or hostile; an encounter.
  2. A sudden encounter; a collision; a shock; -- said of things.
  3. The coming together of a male and female in sexual commerce; the act of coition.
  4. A gathering or assembly; a conference.
  5. A formal assembly, as of princes, deputies, representatives, envoys, or commissioners; esp., a meeting of the representatives of several governments or societies to consider and determine matters of common interest.
  6. The collective body of senators and representatives of the people of a nation, esp. of a republic, constituting the chief legislative body of the nation.
  7. The lower house of the Spanish Cortes, the members of which are elected for three years.

Congress Quotations

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville

You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.
Bernie Sanders

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
Barbara Boxer

We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
Abraham Lincoln
More "Congress" Quotations

Congress Translations

congress in Dutch is congres
congress in Latin is conventus
congress in Spanish is congreso
congress in Swedish is kongress
Copyright © 2001 - 2016 BrainyQuote
Disable adblock instructions
I have disabled Adblock