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Representatives Quotes

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The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide
which particular representatives of the oppressing
class are to represent and repress them.
- Karl Marx

Related topics: Government

I am pleased to launch the Friends of Thailand Caucus in the U.S.
House of Representatives.
- Jim Ramstad

The Constitution of the United States was made by white men,
the citizens and representatives of twelve slaveholding
and one non-slaveholding State;
and it was made for white men.
- John H. Reagan

The franchise itself gives no real power,
unless accompanied by the right on the part of all
the possessors of it to elect something like an equal
number of representatives.
- John Bright

 

Under the benignant providence of Almighty God the
representatives of the States and of the people are
again brought together to deliberate for the public good.
- James K. Polk

The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S.
House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S.
Constitution and infringes on each state's sovereignty.
- Bill McCollum

All of us who serve in the House of Representatives
and the Senate pay into Social Security.
- Virgil Goode

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If Communism goes, I've still got the U.S.
House of Representatives.
- Robert Novak

When you become active in the system and communicate to your representatives,
and they don't vote in accordance with your values,
your responsibility is to support candidates who will.
- Joan Blades

In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the
Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of
Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's
single term in the House of Representatives at Washington
added practically nothing to his reputation.
- John George Nicolay

In fact, 37 percent of all United States Nobel Prize
winners in the 20th century have been representatives of the Jewish community.
- Jon Porter

God has called us to be His representatives in our nation and in our world.
Select candidates who represent your views and work for their election.
- James Dobson

With my support, the House of Representatives recently
voted to permanently repeal the death tax so that family
farms and businesses can be passed down to children and grandchildren.
- Doc Hastings

Only we, the public, can force our representatives
to reverse their abdication of the war powers that
the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress.
- Daniel Ellsberg

I would like to run for the mayor of the city of Chicago.
That has always been an aspiration of mine even when
I was in the House of Representatives.
- Rahm Emanuel

Women ought to have representatives,
instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct
share allowed them in the deliberations of government.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

The key factor is whether the agent is a member of
the Association of Authors' Representatives,
which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
- Richard Curtis

We all know we are unique individuals,
but we tend to see others as representatives of groups.
- Deborah Tannen

The more I see of the representatives of the people,
the more I admire my dogs.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Ruling elders are declared to be the representatives of the people.
- Charles Hodge

I've said many a time that I think the Un-American
Activities Committee in the House of Representatives
was the most un-American thing in America!
- Harry S. Truman

Tolerance is carved into the rostrum of the U.S.
House of Representatives and intolerance should not be carved into the U.S.
Constitution.
- Jay Inslee

They divided the city into three electoral wards,
and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people,
the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
- John Hume

Then we have a World Run, where representatives from all the charters meet.
- Chuck Zito

We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President,
Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are,
from and after this date, abolished.
- Joshua A. Norton

Know how your representatives stand on major national or state issues.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their
immediate representatives.
- Alexander Hamilton

The ultimate binding element in the medieval order
was subordination to the divine will and its earthly representatives,
notably the pope.
- Irving Babbitt

Any union that can't accept workers choosing their
own representatives through universal franchise is finished.
- Jacques Delors

In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives,
I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill
for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways.
- Virgil Goode

The diplomatic representatives of the United States
of America to other nations are almost entirely Jews.
- Julius Streicher

The Arab representatives and their followers were not
interested in the persecuted millions throughout the world;
they were fixed on a political agenda that distracted
the world from their own serious shortcomings in the human-rights department.
- Jack Schwartz

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically
opposing views get together and shake hands,
the contradictions between our systems will simply
melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?
- Nikita Khrushchev

We are all representatives of the American people.
We all do town hall meetings.
We all talk to our constituents.
And I've got to tell you, the American people are engaged.
And if you think they want a government takeover of health care,
I would respectfully submit you're not listening to them.
- Paul Ryan

One is that we stand - my two confreres and I -
in some degree as representatives of a great number
of fellow workers over the entire world,
who are enthusiastically active in this field of ours.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

If you're running for reelection in the House of Representatives race,
you know, it's very important to you that you be on
fairly good terms with the local affiliates in the
largest market in your area.
I mean you don't want to antagonize them.
- Robert McChesney

I'm a liberal where children are concerned,
a libertarian where adults are concerned -
and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives,
for whatever that's worth.
- Daniel Keys Moran

From the beginning, we promised folks that they'll
see whatever event we cover in its entirety,
from gavel to gavel - whether it's the House of Representatives or the Senate.
That's the whole reason for being.
- Brian Lamb

After one hundred years of federal rule,
the United States House of Representatives has moved
to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination
for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.
- Dick Thornburgh

It was always understood that plants and animals,
though completely contrasted in their higher representatives,
approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms.
But they were believed not to blend.
- Asa Gray

Through the wholesale destruction of the representatives
of a class that from the beginning of history had been
the directing and creative force in civilization,
a process began which was almost mechanical.
- Ralph A. Cram

Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress,
think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm.
That's why the House of Representatives approved a
foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct
financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .
- Suzanne Fields

It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens
on the people for years and years after the requirements
of protection have been met and the representatives
of these industries have become incrusted with wealth.
- John Griffin Carlisle

My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor
of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
my other grandfather was a lawyer,
and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes,
and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics,
I follow our athletes careers from start to finish,
100% all the way.
- Alberto Juantorena

In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking
to the representatives of diverse States of Europe
and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes
that are common to us all,
and without which our life on earth would be a life
without horizon or prospect.
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman

To meet the shortage of supplies from America,
due to lack of shipping, the representatives of the
different supply departments were constantly in search
of available material and supplies in Europe.
- Kelly Miller

With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day,
today I have proposed in the House of Representatives
a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary
prayer in our Nation's schools.
- Nick Rahall

The obligations of our representatives in Washington
are to protect our liberty,
not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars,
while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.
- Ron Paul

I have come to Germany to learn at first hand the problems
involved in the reconstruction of Germany and to discuss
with our representatives the views of the United States
Government as to some of the problems confronting us.
- James F. Byrnes

There's an assault on human sexuality,
as Judge Scalia said, they've taken sides in the culture
war and on top of that if we have a democracy,
the democratic processes should be that we can elect
representatives who will share our point of view and
vote those things into law.
- Pat Robertson

In short, it is the position of the people of the United States,
as expressed by their representatives in Congress,
that Israel's fight is our fight.
And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth
is in a cell or a cemetery.
- Tom DeLay

And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State:
the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual,
or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives
or masters of the entire people within a given area.
- Benjamin Tucker

The progress in Iraq is still fragile.
And it could still be reversed.
Iraq still faces innumerable challenges,
and they will be evident during what will likely be
a difficult process as the newly elected Council of
Representatives selects the next prime minister,
president, and speaker of the council.
- David Petraeus

No one will expect the British Government or the Government
of India to give way to threats of violence,
disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of
large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned
us that we must not do so.
- Stafford Cripps

And I am saying, how about the other two branches?
And putting the pressure on our representatives in
the Senate and the Congress,
and the court system.
They should be counter-acting this corruption,
but they are sitting there silent.
- Sibel Edmonds

In mid-May, the House of Representatives approved the
full amount of money that the Veterans Administration
said was needed for next year -
plus an additional $1 billion increase for veterans' health care.
- Doc Hastings

The difference between political terror and ordinary
crime becomes clear during the change of regimes,
in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country.
- Jurgen Habermas

I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives,
and thereby have consented to my own ruin,
to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children.
I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
- John Adams

A year ago I was in the city of Genoa,
and I found that it returned seven representatives
to the Sardinian Parliament at Turin,
seven being its fair share, calculated according to
the population of the various cities and districts
of the Sardinian kingdom.
- John Bright

I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have
put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table.
The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large
and diverse but we share many common goals including
cutting wasteful spending,
getting our economy back on track and making government
smarter and more efficient.
- Kristi Noem

And, if we lost, then who win? Did Al Qaida win? When
on the floor of the House of Representatives they cheer -
they cheer -
when they pass a withdrawal motion that is a certain date for surrender,
what were they cheering? Surrender? Defeat?
- John McCain

We here in the North have for many years had a natural
tendency to feel that when our representatives come
together at an international meeting,
we embark on the quest of mutual understanding and support.
- Hjalmar Branting

I have worked in a very close and cordial way with
Norwegian representatives at many international meetings,
and the pleasure I felt at those associations was equaled
only by the profit I always secured from them.
- Lester B. Pearson

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued
to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade,
as indicated in the several resolutions of the House
of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
- Martin Van Buren

You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle,
14 made of them made it to the general election and
two of us made it to the House of Representatives.
So I think that there is a new movement that needs
to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus.
- Allen West

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at
this early day of its successful experiment that corruption
has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives,
and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
- Andrew Jackson

Just last week, I was successful in passing two bi-partisan
amendments through the House of Representatives that
aim to address the even larger problem of cracking
down on countries who export the materials to create
meth into the United States.
- Mark Kennedy

I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices,
really anyone in that sort of position who has shown
an interest in youth fitness,
to let them know why this sort of program is so important.
I give the same message when I speak at conferences.
- Rafer Johnson

The only way you do anything is to become really active.
And the most effective way to get your message to your
elected representatives is to make campaign contributions
and develop relationships with them.
- Krist Novoselic


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