Quotes by republic
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French writer and essayist 1913-1960
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
Italian writer 1805-1872
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.
American politician 1758-1808
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.
American politician 1962-
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.
American statesman, journalist, and reformer 1829-1906
Consider: if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the United States, you will have to incorporate their people too.
American journalist 1960-
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
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
Chechen politician 1951-2005
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.
American Author 1862-1937
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.
English writer 1709-1784
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.
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.
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.
American president 1872-1933
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law.
Robert Green Ingersoll
American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist 1790-1870
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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