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Representing Country Quotes By Alexis Arguello

When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glass house or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud. — Alexis Arguello

Representing Country Quotes By John Grant

The country's newest aquarium, opened in November, bills itself as the largest in the world, holding more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species. It is the first in the USA to display whale sharks, the largest fish in the world. — John Grant

Representing Country Quotes By Tara Lipinski

I would say facing the obstacles surrounding the day-to-day pressures of an elite athlete at a very young age was not the easiest task. Learning to deal with the nerves and feeling the pressure of representing my country, all while wanting to achieve my own dreams, was a big obstacle to plow through. — Tara Lipinski

Representing Country Quotes By Kacey Musgraves

I'm really proud to be a woman representing Country music — Kacey Musgraves

Representing Country Quotes By Laurel Clark

I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world ... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over. — Laurel Clark

Representing Country Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

I agree with you, Mr. Chairman, that the working men are the basis of all governments, for the plain reason that they are the more numerous, and as you added that those were the sentiments of the gentlemen present, representing not only the working class, but citizens of other callings than those of the mechanic, I am happy to concur with you in these sentiments, not only of the native born citizens, but also of the Germans and foreigners from other countries. — Abraham Lincoln

Representing Country Quotes By Rodney Atkins

I don't take a second for granted of the honor of representing country music. — Rodney Atkins

Representing Country Quotes By Madeleine M. Kunin

Common wisdom dictates that the vice president should provide balance to the ticket by representing a different part of the country, another set of experiences, or a basketful of electoral votes. — Madeleine M. Kunin

Representing Country Quotes By Scott Hamilton

That's what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it's wonderful. — Scott Hamilton

Representing Country Quotes By Jim Gerlach

I'm confident in our resolve to make the decisions necessary to keep our country and our people safe and prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens of Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District for the next two years. — Jim Gerlach

Representing Country Quotes By George Washington

We take the star from Heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity representing liberty. — George Washington

Representing Country Quotes By Olivia Culpo

It's such an honor to be representing the USA in an international beauty contest in spite of all the tragedy that's happened in this country lately. I really hope that this this will raise everybody's spirits a little. — Olivia Culpo

Representing Country Quotes By Maynard James Keenan

It's the role of us to run our government, the government by the people, for the people, and I don't think our government is listening to the people. It's our role as patriots to question them, because we elected them. And if they're not fairly and accurately representing us, it's the job of the people, the patriots, to take their country back. — Maynard James Keenan

Representing Country Quotes By Manu Ginobili

Winning an NBA championship is the biggest thing that can happen professionally because it's the top. But representing your country-with more than 30 million people cheering for you and then seeing you up there on the podium-it's hard to find any more words to put on that. — Manu Ginobili

Representing Country Quotes By Novak Djokovic

Well, I do feel that I carry the responsibility of representing my country wherever I am, and this responsibility came with the success that I had in last couple of years, not just myself but the whole group of tennis players that comes from Serbia. And athletes in general are, in this moment, the biggest ambassadors that our country has. — Novak Djokovic

Representing Country Quotes By Tahar Ben Jelloun

To lead a country, you must periodically hold a national consultation in which people representing different programmes can make a bid for power. — Tahar Ben Jelloun

Representing Country Quotes By Elana Meyers

I'm a representative of something that's greater than myself. When you see me out there on the track, I'm not just representing myself or my country, I'm representing Christ and what He's done through me. I have a responsibility to show His love and show others what He's done for me. It's also freed me up. — Elana Meyers

Representing Country Quotes By Hannah Kearney

When the United States media is paying attention, that's when you're really representing your country. — Hannah Kearney

Representing Country Quotes By John Dingell

The Democratic Party is a house of many mansions. It is a body which is extremely important in representing all kinds of people in all parts of the country who have very broad and very different views. — John Dingell

Representing Country Quotes By John O. Brennan

Sometimes there are actions that we are forced to take, but there need to be boundaries beyond which we are going to recognize that we're not going to go because we still are Americans, and we are supposed to be representing something to people in this country and overseas. — John O. Brennan

Representing Country Quotes By Michael Ashcroft

While loyalists and defectors overall said John Smith did a better job of standing up for Labour's values, they put Blair ahead on representing the whole country, appealing beyond traditional Labour voters and offering strong, competent leadership; switchers to the Tories gave him a clear lead in all categories. — Michael Ashcroft

Representing Country Quotes By Vaclav Havel

The United Nations would probably have to rest on two pillars: one constituted by an assembly of equal executive representatives of individual countries, resembling the present plenary, and the other consisting of a group elected directly by the globe's population in which the number of delegates representing individual nations would, thus, roughly correspond to the size of the nations. — Vaclav Havel

Representing Country Quotes By Dalia Mogahed

We build buildings based on the false assumption that women go to mosques half as much as they actually do. In fact, the US is the only country in the world where women and men report that they attend the mosque in equal numbers, but our institutions aren't representing this reality. — Dalia Mogahed

Representing Country Quotes By Sachin Tendulkar

I was part of a band of eleven fortunate men who had been given the duty of representing close to a billion Indians. It was an honour every aspiring cricketer lives for, to play for his country against the best of world cricket. And with the honour came responsibility. I was going to be accountable to the cricket fans back home and was expected to give my best for them. — Sachin Tendulkar

Representing Country Quotes By Robin Cook

The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the 'devil' only in order to drive the TV watcher to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US ... — Robin Cook

Representing Country Quotes By Joseph Casper Husslein

Shortly before the outbreak of the Great War it was calculated that four per cent of the population of England held ninety per cent of all the wealth of the country. In the United States sixty percent of the wealth was held by two per cent of the people while at the other extreme of the social scale sixty-five per cent of the population representing the labor element, the main factor in the production of wealth, possessed no more than five per cent of the total riches of the land. — Joseph Casper Husslein

Representing Country Quotes By Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

In sports, I was representing my country, but in politics I represent people directly. I have always lived with a cause. In army, it was the existence of the sanctity of nation and the men I was commanding, and in sports, it was the pride of my country, while in politics, it is the rights of citizens I am fighting for. — Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Representing Country Quotes By Kevin Durant

This was an extremely difficult decision as I take great pride in representing our country. I know that I owe it to my USA Basketball teammates to be totally invested in the experience. After going through training camp with USAB, I realized I could not fulfill my responsibilities to the team from both a time and energy standpoint. I need to take a step back and take some time away, both mentally and physically in order to prepare for the upcoming NBA season. I will be rooting for USAB and look forward to future opportunities with them. — Kevin Durant

Representing Country Quotes By Mitt Romney

I longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam and be representing our country there and in some ways it was frustrating not to feel like I was there as part of the troops that were fighting in Vietnam. — Mitt Romney

Representing Country Quotes By Amy Rodriguez

I had a great experience at the [2011] World Cup. Unfortunately, we didn't end on the note we wanted to, but I still had an Amazing time representing our country and playing in front of thousands of fans. — Amy Rodriguez

Representing Country Quotes By Omar Samra

Everest is regarded as one of, if not the most challenging of human conquests. I was passionate about climbing and a great believer that one should always challenge their own perception of where their boundaries lie. Everest seemed like an irrational challenge for an Egyptian, so I embraced it wholeheartedly. This feeling grew stronger when I realized that no Egyptian had attempted, let alone stood, on the roof of the world. The desire and pride of representing my country and raising the Egyptian flag on the highest points on earth has been with me ever since. — Omar Samra