Quotes by representation

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  • Caitlin Stasey
    Caitlin Stasey
    Australian actress 1990-
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    'Broad City' is how I wish we could all be, whereas 'Girls' is maybe a more accurate representation of how things are.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
  • Simon Hoggart
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    America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these.
  • Agnes Martin
    Agnes Martin
    Canadian-born American abstract painter 1912-2004
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    Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
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    Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Formal symbolic representation of qualitative entities is doomed to its rightful place of minor significance in a world where flowers and beautiful women abound.
  • Anna Louise Strong
    Anna Louise Strong
    American journalist and activist 1885-1970
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    Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States.
  • H. Rap Brown
    H. Rap Brown
    American activist 1943-
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    I consider myself neither legally nor morally bound to obey the laws made by a body in which I have no representation.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
  • Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh
    American radio talk show host 1951-
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    If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    In England the practice of virtual representation provided reasonably well for the actual representation of the major interests of the society, and it raised no widespread objection.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 167
  • Guy Debord
    Guy Debord
    French philosopher 1931-
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    In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.
  • Benedict Wong
    Benedict Wong
    English actor 1971-
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    In terms of representation, television is reflecting an era that has passed. It's the wrong time; it's the wrong period. In all sorts of television, it doesn't feel like the 21st century.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    In the final analysis, ''style'' is art. And art is nothing more or less than various modes of stylized, dehumanized representation.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    In the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If perticular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
    Source: Letter to John Adams, 31 March 1776
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