Quotation Explorer - 'Representation'

Taxation without representation is tyranny. - James Otis
The fractured self is not something that needs to be rectified fixed and made whole; by freeing thought of the blinkers of representation, the space of fracture, of multiplicity (as opposed to unity) becomes a powerful place and one from which the most radical ideas can emerge. - Ria Banerjee
To model the path of love, is to model the representation of God in your life. - Wayne Chirisa
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. - Leonardo Da Vinci
Never fall for a person's image and status as the may serve as a false representation of character. Watch closely the character and you"ll know who a person really is. - Kemi Sogunle
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. - Guy Debord
Somehow creationists keep us naturalists in track to some extent. They are the representation of human stupidity at its extreme. And we need some stupidity in the society for true intellect to be adored. - Abhijit Naskar
Our representation of the standard criminal might be based on the properties of those less intelligent ones who were caught. - Nicholas Nassim Taleb
PICTURE, n. A representation in two dimensions of something wearisome in three. "Behold great Daubert's picture here on view -- Taken from Life." If that description's true, Grant, heavenly Powers, that I be taken, too. Jali Hane - Ambrose Bierce
The notion that writings created at a time when men huddled in superstitious terror from an eclipse can possibly be a credible representation of the Creator (whatever that word means to each person) is so absurd as to border on delusional. - Dave Champion
The singular power of literature lies not in its capacity for accurate representation of mass commonalities, but its ability to illuminate the individual life in a way that expands our understanding of some previously unseen or unarticulated aspect of existence. - Nicole Krauss
What does literature do better than anything else? It provides a detailed representation of the inner experience of being alive in a given time and place. - Elif Batuman
Big government = oligarchy. Simple equation. Big government = loss of representation. - A.E. Samaan
What we should have fought for was representation without taxation. - Sam Levenson
The self-addressed stamped envelope. The representation of everything that was wrong with the old publishing industry. - Alexei Maxim Russell
The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control. - Michele Bardsley
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