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Republic Quotes


These are some of the best 'Republic' quotations and sayings.

A monarchy is a merchantman, which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock and go to the bottom, whilst a republic is a raft which will never sink, but then your feet are always in water.

A republican government is slow to move, yet when once in motion, its momentum becomes irresistible.

At twenty, everyone is republican.

Equal and exact justice to all: peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations, and entangling alliances with none; the support of State governments in all their rights, as the most competent administration of our domestic concerns, are the surest bulwarks against anti-republican tendencies.

It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one part of society against the injustice of the other part.

Republicanism is not the phantom of a deluded imagination. - On the contrary, under no form of government are laws better supported, liberty and property better secured, or happiness more effectually dispensed to mankind.

Republics are brought to their ends by luxury; monarchies by poverty.

Republics are ungrateful.

Though I admire republican principles in theory, yet I am afraid the practice may be too perfect for human nature. We tried a republic last century and it failed. Let our enemies try next. I hate political experiments.