Quotation Explorer - 'Republic'

Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men. - Gerald R. Ford
Allowing Islamic Sharia law into the constitutions of the U.S-created Islamic (!) Republic of Afghanistan and Republic of Iraq in 2004 and 2005 was as foolhardy as it would have been to write emperor-worship and Shinto militarism into Japan's 1946 constitution. - Robert Spencer
If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. They all party off the hook! - James Hauenstein
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law. - Calvin Coolidge
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Indeed, it's futile to try and use Holy Scripture to support any political position. I deeply distrust anyone who does. Just look at what an Islamic Republic is like. - Christopher Hitchens
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I AM AN INDIAN,LIKE OTHER BILLION,HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY,HOPE TO FIND A GOOD WAY,WHERE THOUGHTS DIVINITY,IS NOT IN INFINITY,ITS UR LIBERTY. - merlin8thomas
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine. - Albert Camus
The love of all people except the French people, is deep in the mind of the great doctors of the French Republic. - Charles Maurras
Grease the guillotine with the fat of tyrants. Pull the concubine out of the clergyman`s bed. Monarch`s blood must flow, as thick as our boots. From there the free republic will rise. - Friedrich Hecker
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
Any appeasement of tyranny is treason to this republic and to the democratic ideal. - William Allen White
The state is nothing but an instrument of oppression of one class by another--no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. - Friedrich Engels
When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. Sell not liberty to purchase power. - Benjamin Franklin
Al Qaeda's central political objective is the creation of an Islamic republic, not the progressive realignment of American foreign policy. - Simon Cottee
[I]f you think that American imperialism and its globalised, capitalist form is the most dangerous thing in the world, that means you don't think the Islamic Republic of Iran or North Korea or the Taliban is as bad. - Christopher Hitchens
Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive. - John F. Kennedy
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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