Republic Day Quotes - Page 4

The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners, under different names, on her soil.

– Henry James Sumner Maine

That is why I came to conclusion that the election must take place, so that the republic can have a government. If I were to say that everything will change for the better immediately, that would not be true. The struggle will continue for a long time.

– Akhmad Kadyrov

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.

– Thomas Day

The U.S. has taken an active role in wars from Libya to the Central African Republic, sent special ops forces into countries from Somalia to South Sudan, conducted airstrikes and abduction missions, even put boots on the ground in countries where it pledged it would not.

– Nick Turse

I believe it is my responsibility to do what I can for children and people with Down syndrome as well as in my native Dominican Republic.

– Albert Pujols

When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever.

– Robert Toombs

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.

– Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.

– Robert W. Welch, Jr.

In the best days of our republic Americans were fiercely proud of the fact that rich and poor met on such equal terms in so many ways, and without the slightest trace of hostility.

– Robert W. Welch, Jr.

We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities.

– Georgi Parvanov

When I went around promoting ‘Crumb,’ there would be days I’d wake up in, like, Houston or Cleveland, and I’d step outside the hotel and get no idea where I was. It all looks the same: one big corporate, consumer theme park. It’s all, ‘Here’s the Starbucks, and here’s the Gap, and we’ll go over to Banana Republic and the Cineplex.’

– Terry Zwigoff

With the lessons taken from the financial crisis in 1997, the Republic of Korea has been able to surmount the global economic crisis rather successfully.

– Lee Myung-bak

My wife, well she has extensive experience, because before becoming the first lady, she was the wife of the CEO of a large conglomerate. So I have very high hopes that she will carry out her job successfully as first lady of the Republic of Korea.

– Lee Myung-bak

The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes.

– Boris Trajkovski

The Senate was an odd compromise between the founders and the early leaders of the republic who wanted a single house which was based on popular sovereignty representing the people and those founders who wanted two houses, the upper house, the Senate, being the more aristocratic.

– George Packer

I would like to tell you as the president of the republic, I am not embarrassed to listen to the Youth of my country and to respond to them.

– Hosni Mubarak

Five to 10 years from now, if not sooner, the vast majority of ‘The New Republic’ readers are likely to be reading it on a tablet.

– Chris Hughes

All of us are citizens in a republic much larger than the Republic of America. It is the Republic of Letters, a realm of the mind that extends everywhere, without police, national boundaries, or disciplinary frontiers.

– Robert Darnton

Making an Irishness to be proud of in a real Republic. It is the vision of a real Republic where life and language, where ideals and experience have the ring of authenticity which we need now as we go forward.

– Michael D. Higgins

The majority of Taiwan people cannot accept Taiwan becoming a second Hong Kong, nor can we accept Taiwan becoming a local government of the People’s Republic of China or a Special Administrative Region of China.

– Chen Shui-bian