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  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
  • Fisher Ames
    Fisher Ames
    American politician 1758-1808
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    A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom; a republic is a raft which will never sink, but then your feet are always in the water.
  • Bob Schaffer
    Bob Schaffer
    American politician 1962-
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    As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
    American statesman, journalist, and reformer 1829-1906
    Carl Schurz
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    Consider: if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the United States, you will have to incorporate their people too.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Fans love Sosa for his exuberance, for the kisses he blows to his mother, wife and four children. He is Slammin' Sammy, a fairy-tale figure rising from poverty in the Dominican Republic to the 55th floor above Chicago's Lake Shore Drive.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
  • Aslan Maskhadov
    Aslan Maskhadov
    Chechen politician 1951-2005
    Aslan Maskhadov
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    I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the president of a republic at war.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man's virtues the means of deceiving him.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    If you look at satellite photographs of the Far East by night, you'll see a large splotch curiously lacking in light. This area of darkness is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    In 1949, Mao Tse-tung's Communists established the People's Republic of China, and the following year, his People's Liberation Army invaded central Tibet.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
    Robert Green Ingersoll
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    In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
  • Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
    Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
    American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist 1790-1870
    Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
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    In the younger days of the Republic there lived in the county of - two men, who were admitted on all hands to be the very best men In the county; which, in the Georgia vocabulary, means they could flog any other two men in the county.
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