Republic Day Quotes - Page 13

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.

– Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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.

– Andrew Jackson

Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.

– Gerald R. Ford

I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me.

– Camille Claudel

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!

– Alexander Henry

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.

– Theodore Roosevelt

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.

– Niccolo Machiavelli

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.

– Bill Maher

I feel that the constitution is workable, it is flexible and it is strong enough to hold the country together both in peacetime and in wartime. Indeed, if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man was vile.
– B. R. Ambedkar

India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfil her dreams.
– Atal Behari Vajpayee

Let new India arise out of peasants cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper.
– Swami Vivekananda

Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good.
– Chandra Bhushan

Let us together commence a journey of peace, harmony and progress in South Asia.
– Atal Behari Vajpayee

Citizenship consists in the service of the country.
– Jawaharlal Nehru

We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
– B. R. Ambedkar