Quotes with representative
Of representative assemblies may not this good be said: that contending parties fight there, since fight they must, by petition [and] parliamentary eloquence, not by sword, bayonet and bursts of military cannon.
No. I don't consider myself to be a representative of my people. I am thinking of me and nobody else.'
In response to a reporter's question who compared her to Jackie Robinson as an outstanding representative of her race.
It [socialism] discourages development of moral forces which would preserve inviolate our representative form of government, answerable to the will of the electorate.
Opening Centennial celebration, Seattle Wash, November 13, 1951
We are the very people, the American Indians, who taught the world about freedom of the individual through representative government. That was largely taken from the Northeastern Indian peoples of North America, and we are all true to that form throughout this hemisphere; but the Iroquois Confederacy was the shining example of freedom for the individual through representative government.
Interview with Linda Brookover, March 11, 1996.
Two polar groups: at one pole we have the literary intellectuals, at the other scientists, and as the most representative, the physical scientists. Between the two a gulf of mutual incomprehension.
The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959)