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The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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.
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.
Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert Green Ingersoll
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.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
Franklin P. Adams
Syntax, my lad. It has been restored to the highest place in the republic.
The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.
We must not allow the liberals to move us away from the conservative values of the American past which sustain our present and shall secure our future. As for me and my family, we will serve God, we will serve this constitutional republic, we will serve America.
I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.
In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
Emile M. Cioran
The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.
The Dominican Republic says 'We're black behind the ears.' And in Mexico, 'there's a black grandma in the closet.' They know, they've just been intermarrying for a long time. But if we did the DNA of everyone in Mexico a whole lot of people would have a whole lot of black in them.
Henry Louis Gates
Dominican Republic is, is prosperous, healthy, full of resorts, etcetera.
Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments - a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
William Jennings Bryan
This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it.
So as far as Serbia is concerned, it does not have the right to influence the privatization or to claim any property, because Kosovo is a former member of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
No, men and women of the Irish race, we shall not fight for England. We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire and the construction of an Irish republic.
This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic.
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