quotes tagged with 'representation'

As democracy is perfected, the office of the president represents, more and more closely the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
Author: H. L. Mencken, Source: Baltimore Sun, July 26, 1920Saved by cboyack in president leader democracy representation representative 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
In the representative system, the reason for everything must publicly appear. Every man is a proprietor in government, and considers it a necessary part of his business to understand. It concerns his interest, because it affects his property. He examines the cost, and compares it with the advantages; and above all, he does not adopt the slavish custom of following what in other governments are called LEADERS.
Author: Thomas Paine, Source: Rights of Man, p. 123Saved by cboyack in politics government public leader citizen republic statesman citizenship representation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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