Republic Day Quotes - Page 5

The current constitutional law places the president of the republic in an embarrassing situation.

– Jose Eduardo Dos Santo

In the year of our Lord 2010, the voters of the United States elected the worst Congress in the history of the Republic. There have been Congresses more dilatory. There have been Congresses more irresponsible, though not many of them.

– Charlie Pierce

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.

– Aslan Maskhadov

The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.

– Georg Buchner

I was born in Texas and I lived there ’till I was 8. Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom, lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.

– Michelle Rodriguez

My parents, fleeing a repressive regime in the Dominican Republic, were embraced by this country and taught us to love it in return. After my father served proudly in the U.S. Army, they settled in Buffalo, N.Y., and were able to live the American Dream.

– Thomas Perez

For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic, bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.

– Robert W. Welch, Jr.

It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic.

– Johan Huizinga

The plan shows that the twenty million people in the German democratic Republic and in the democratic sector of Berlin think only of peace, and that they are working for freedom and peaceful prosperity.

– Walter Ulbricht

This Republic was called into being, organized, and is upheld, by a great political doctrine.

– Caleb Cushing

I started, actually, as an analyst on African affairs, mainly on Al Jazeera. I remember the first few series were about Saudi students, and the negotiations between the government and the Sudanese rebels in the south. And then, slowly, I was speaking about Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and a few other places.

– Wadah Khanfar

I would like to say how much I resent people who say of the Islamic Republic that this is our culture – as if women like to be stoned to death, or as if they like to be married at the age of nine.

– Azar Nafisi

I created the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation back in 1997 for the purpose of going in and improving the living conditions of my people on the African continent, especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo where I came from. Out first mission was to go and build a new hospital. Our next mission was to build a school.

– Dikembe Mutombo

The principal of unity and indivisibility of the republic are the essential reference points.

– Giorgio Napolitano

It is not only our duty to America, but also to Ireland. We could not hope to succeed in our effort to make Ireland a Republic without the moral and material support of the liberty-loving citizens of these United States.

– Thomas Francis Meagher

In the laws of the land, she has no rights; in government she has no voice. And in spite of another principle recognized in this Republic, namely, that ‘taxation without representation is tyranny,’ she is taxed without being represented.

– Ernestine Rose

I am Dominican American. My father was born and raised in the U.S. and his heritage is German and Eastern European, and my mother hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

– Monica Raymund

When people in positions of trust mislead us – either recklessly, negligently or intentionally – that impacts the republic.

– Trey Gowdy

The transformation of the United States from a traditional republic to a democratic nation run in large measure by a single executive took a couple of hundred years.

– Noah Feldman

The American ‘unum’ has been lost since the Sixties. If this continues, there will soon be no unifying American identity and vision to balance the ‘pluribus,’ and the days of the Republic will be numbered.

– Os Guinness