A multitude of little superfluous precautions engender here a population of deputies and sub-officials, each of whom acquits himself with an air of importance and a rigorous precision, which seemed to say, though everything is done with much silence, Make way, I am one of the members of the grand machine of state.
— Marquis De Custine

The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often only the despoilers of the Many.
G. W. F. Hegel deputies quote

The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections.
— Fred Barnes

I think a balanced team of men and women makes better decisions. That's one of the reasons why I was prepared to run for deputy leader.
— Harriet Harman

Well, I feel that everybody in the country knows me. I think people know who I am, and that I'm deputy leader of the Labour party, and that I'm out there talking about their big choice for the future.
— deputies quotation by Harriet Harman